Re: book about my GGGrandpa #ukraine


Jenny Schwartzberg
 

I suggest you check books and articles about Jewish agricultural colonies.  Their footnotes and bibliographies might indicate such a book, or it may actually have been just a chapter in a book about the colonies.

There has been quite a bit of discussion about these colonies over the years on this list.  Check the archives and you will find references to books and articles.

Yours,
Jenny Schwartzberg
Chicago, IL


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Genners: Did anyone ever hear about a book called “Nachman Petrochik”? It concerned my ancestor’s life in a Ukranian agricultural colony where beets were turned into sugar. The colony was located near Bratslav Vinnytsa Ukraine. My relative saw it in a bookstore in Chicago many years ago.Thank you. Dr. Suzanne Esserman


Jenny Schwartzberg
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