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VM28208

Submitted by Marlene Kempner Dobrin


Information Question
Category: Photo Identification
Family Surname: Rief
Country: Lithuania
Town: Russia
Date of Image: 1922?
  My mother's father Samuel Rief left for America about 1912 and her mother Tirtza died about 1918. They came from Seduva Lithuania but the towns of Ahbel,Lithuania,Krakes Lithuania, Ostrechan/Astrakhan, Russia on the Volga, Antylipt and Sarotof, Russia may have some meaning to this picture. It is a picture of the Jewish orphanage or child care school that took in my mother and her sister and brother, schooled them, fed them and provided shelter. This is all I know about this picture. I am hoping someone has some clue or familiarization with this orphanage or maybe even recognizes some faces in the picture. My mother finally felt safe and had fond memories of this wonderful place. Prior to her being there all she remembers is moving around the country. I'm hoping to discover a bit more information about this period in my mother's life.

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