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Lodz Jewish Society for Orphan Care #poland #general #lodz


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Is anyone familiar with the Lodz Jewish Society for Orphan Care Orphanage? My great Aunt, Dora (Devora) KEILES, KEJLES worked there for many years before immigrating to Palestine. I have a picture of the workers/orphans and letters from Dora that mentions what she did there and names of others. I am interested in it's history or if anyone else had relatives who worked or lived there (from 1914-1924).

Rachel Keiles Kessler Park
NYC
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Vilnius - Keiles, Giguzin, Tobias, Tsigar; Lodz - Keiles; Warsaw - Keiles, Jochwed; Poltava - Nagin(sky), Dubin(sky)


Sherri Bobish
 


Rachel,

A Google search found this book, which is written in Polish which I cannot read, but the English blurb sounds like the book may be about the orphanage you seek info about.
https://repozytorium.uni.wroc.pl/dlibra/publication/71723/edition/70073/lodz-jewish-society-for-providing-care-to-orphans-and-its-activities-for-children-and-young-people-during-the-world-war-i-sosnowska-joanna?language=en

Also, you might try the YIVO archives to see if they have any records regarding the orphanage:
http://polishjews.yivoarchives.org/archive/?p=collections/findingaid&id=23999

Regards,

Sherri Bobish