JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Chicory industry in Zgierz #general
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett <brayndl@...>
Rita Park wrote:
I have had a number of birth records >from Zgiers translated & in each caseChicory trade in this era...
Mayer Kirshenblatt remembers chicory >from his childhood in Opatów. It was a
coffee substitute. He describes how it was prepared and consumed in They
Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland
Before the Holocaust on pp. 64, 209.
Here is another account >from Gorodenko, before and during WW I:
Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw