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๐—”๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ [๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฎ ๐—”๐—ป๐˜€๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฟ], ๐—”๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—บ (๐—ฏ. ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฑ) , ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น, ๐—ฆ๐˜‚๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ๐—ถ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ผ #poland #lithuania


Peter Lebensold
 

If the above is one of "your" families, you may be interested in aย documentย presently listed for sale in an upcoming NYC auction.ย  It consists of a series of handwritten letters addressed (c. 1883-84) to various members of theย ROEย andย ROGALSKIย families (immigrants toย Chicago) from Abram ANSCHER "describing adventures in Africa including big game hunting; trekking through the desert ... interspersed with personal recollections of family and home (Mariampol, inย Suwalki, Poland, modern Lithuania), cultural and religious notes ...ย  and accounts of earlier adventures in Colorado, Utah, the California gold fields, and elsewhere" ...ย ย 295 loose octavo format leaves inscribed on both sides.
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Happy hunting!
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Peter Lebensold
Toronto
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Researching: GELBFISZ/FISH/GOLDWYN (Warsaw, Los Angeles), LEBENSOLD/LIBENSCHULD/and variants (anywhere), SZAFIR/SHAFFER/ and variants (Warsaw, Brazil, New York, Texas, elsewhere in USA), KORN (Poland, Philippines, San Francisco), BORENSTEIN (Poland, USA, Canada), WERNER (Poland, Glasgow) ...
Additionally, in/from Poland: BAUMEISTER, BRUMBERG, GUTLIEZER, HOPPENGARTEN, JARECKA, KORMAN, LEVY, NUSBAUM, OPOSDOWER, REJZMAN, ZEMSZ


Jill Whitehead
 

This seems a huge amount of money to pay for memoirs. My great grand uncle Abraham Simon Guttenberg (b 1873, Hull,UK) lived in South Africa from the age of 18 until the outbreak of WW1 in 1914, revisiting again a number of times after WW1, and he also wrote his memoirs whilst there. He met people like Mahatma Ghandi, and people who were looking for gold and diamonds (including the main Jewish families around Johannesburg). When he died, he donated his memoirs to Sheffield Public Library and anyone can read them there, for free.ย  Part of his memoirs (not the S. African part) were made into a radio programme by the BBC a few years ago. So you do not need to pay lots of money for memoirs.

Jill Whitehead, Surrey, UK


Barbara Kenzer
 

I agree, i think this is a lot of money to pay. I am looking for my grandparents and great grandparents from Suwalki, but not paying that kindย of money.
Barbara Kenzerย