Faces of Mielnica: Reiter family

Fishel Reiter
Born c1840, in Mielnica
Died -1921 in USA 

Leie(a)Leika Lena Reiter
Born in Mielnica, 1987
Died in the USA, 1965
Daughter of . Fischel and Chana Reiter

The Reiter Family:
Seated: Chana--about 62; Fischel about 73
Standing: Hyman about 21, Lena about 15
Fischel owned a tailor shop. Chana was a successful "graduated" midwife.

Mielnica, 1926

Jeanne Anderman Blitzer z"l wrote:
In 1994 Julius Reiter (1914-1996), survivor of WW II sent this picture to me. The family, as it was in 1926, celebrating life. The older couple sitting in the middle of the middle row is Fischel's brother Rachmiel Reiter (long white beard) and his wife Frima.

Mielnica, c 1905
Back Row - Chaim Reiter, Dvorah Schneider 14, Fishel Reiter, Lady with curls?, Maid with cake, Herschel Blitzer?, mannequin (ladies suit)
Row 2 - Girl sitting?, Lady (pretty) sitting next to Fishel, young girl, tailor?
Row 1 - Lena Reiter, age 9--her birthday!

4 brothers (Reiter), except for Julius, all perished in the Holocaust.
Left to right: Nechemea, Solomon, Julius and Mendel.

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