Thursday, January 19, 2012

Klaipėda/Memel (Lithuania), 1930

A picture of my father, Aaron-Israel Rachowitz, taken on January 7, 1930 in Memel (Klaipėda; Fotogr. Otto Lehmann, Libauer Str. 23). His father/my grandfather Hirsch-Meir Rachowitz was a businessman and owned a crate factory (kistenfabrik or dėžių fabrikas) in Alexanderstrasse, Haus Nr.11 (today/heute Lindenstrasse, Liepų gatvė) in Memel/Klaipėda. His mother Riva-Rachil Orelowitz Rachowitz was a white-collar worker

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