Vel'ké Kapušany Family Photos


Below, you will find photos of families that once lived in Vel'ké Kapušany. In most cases, the photos you see survived the Holocaust only because they were mailed to relatives in the United States and elsewhere.

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SPIEGEL family
c. 1934

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Left to right: Serena (née SPIEGEL) MOSKOVIC, Verona MOSKOVIC, Moric SPIEGEL, Aranka SPIEGEL, Aliz SPIEGEL, Hilda SPIEGEL, Máli/Mária (née ROTH) SPIEGEL, Simon SPIEGEL and Izrael SPIEGEL


Aliz SPIEGEL
15 January 1934

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Aranka and Máli/Mária (née ROTH) SPIEGEL
17 August 1934

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Arnold SPIEGEL
date unknown

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Rabbi Herman FRIED and family
1937

Photo: Courtesy of FRIED family, Israel
(photo taken at home)

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Seated: Rabbi Herman/Chaim Zvi FRIED and his wife, Ilona/Zlava Jehudit (née MOSKOVICS)

Standing, left to right: Magda/Rachel, Aron David ("Ari"), Artur/Jehosua Hesel, Judit/Feige and Edit/Eszter

Standing, rear: Rozsi/Sosana


Hilda SPIEGEL
10 August 1937

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Máli/Mária (née ROTH) SPIEGEL
c. 1935

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Moric SPIEGEL
10 June 1935

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Moric SPIEGEL is posing in front of Alex STRAUSZ's drogeria, where he was employed




HaShomer gathering
20 July 1936

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Serena SPIEGEL, Jolana MITTELMAN, Hilda SPIEGEL and Aranka SPIEGEL (second, third, fourth and seventh from left); Icu LEFKOVIC (in white jacket); Zoli HEISLER (directly behind Aranka); Moric SPIEGEL (crouching over Jolana)
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Simon SPIEGEL, Verona MOSKOVIC and
Moric SPIEGEL
9 June 1933

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Hilda SPIEGEL (center) and Simon SPIEGEL (rear)
9 June 1938

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Máli/Mária (née ROTH) SPIEGEL
10 June 1935

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On Fö utca





Verona MOSKOVIC (center) and girlfriends
20 July 1936

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Winter Sleighing
c. Winter of 1942/43

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Seated, left to right: Iren BRAUN and Viliam BRAUN

Standing, left to right: Piri BRAUN and Marta ESZTERHAI
Piri BRAUN and, inset, her maternal grandfather, Herman BREUER
c. unknown

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel
(Herman's image found partly burnt in the Tibava (Slovakia) synagogue in 1945)





Friends by the backyard
c. 1941/42

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Left to right: Agi ZIMMERMAN and Piri BRAUN

In the BRAUN house backyard with potted flowers
c. Summer 1942

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Left to right: Piri BRAUN, house help, Sarolta (née BREUER) BRAUN (mother of Piri, Iren and Viliam-not pictured), Iren BRAUN and unidentified man (partial view)
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GRUNFELD wedding
c. mid-1930s

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Left to right: Ilona (Helena) LEFKOVIC and Unknown GRUNFELD




Slovak school class photo
c. 1936

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(2) Iboly PERL, (4) Arany FRIED, (5) BELOGHI girl, (10) Etelka OLAH, (11) SPONTÁK girl, (13) Lili ABRAHAMOVICS, (14) Lili RÓTH, (17) WELTMAN girl, (20) Duci JÉGER, (21) Galdi ICKOVICS, (23) Dezso SPIEGEL, (29) Agi ZIMMERMAN, (30) Piri BRAUN, (33) Márta JAKUBCSIK, (34) Mr. HORÁK (headmaster), (36) Milka BROZMANOVÁ (teacher), (42) Helen SPIEGEL, (43) KRAUSZ girl, (44) WEISS girl, (45) HACK girl, (48) Artúr BRAUN and (64) Miku MARKOVICS
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Friends I
early 1940s

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Tecsu FARKAS (fifth from left), Aranka SPIEGEL (far right) and friends
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Friends II
1938

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Aranka SPIEGEL (second from left), Tecsu FARKAS (third from left) and friends
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Friends III
15 August 1945

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Marko/Bubi ROTH (kneeling, left), Jolan (née MITTELMAN) GRUNFELD (seated, far right), Marton BRAUN (standing, fifth from left), Simon SPIEGEL (standing, sixth from left) and fellow survivors from the camps
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Friends V
1941

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Friends IV
12 October 1938

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Left to right: Hilda SPIEGEL, Roszi ABRAHAMOVIC, unknown, Helen HEISLER and unknown
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Friends VI
c. early 1940s

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Mr. LANDESMANN, Hilda SPIEGEL, LANDESMAN child, Mrs. LANDESMANN and Aranka SPIEGEL

Herman BREUER with wife, daughter and grandchildren
c. 1936

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Front row, left to right: Iren BRAUN, baby Viliam BRAUN and Piri BRAUN

Seated, left to right: Anna (née GLUCK) BREUER, Herman BREUER and Sarolta (née BREUER) BRAUN
Friends VII
c. 1938

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Sándor/Sanyi SPIEGEL (far left), Aranka SPIEGEL (third from right), Tecsu FARKAS, Ignac/Icu LEFKOVIC (far right) and friends
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Family Picture
c. unknown

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

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SHLANGER wedding
c. unknown

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

Seated:, the bride, Jardena UNKNOWN and groom, Miklos SHLANGER

Back row: Endre FARKAS (fifth from the left)
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Polgari Iskola (School) group
17 June 1942

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel
(taken in Ungvár)

Of those pictured are Agi STEINMETZ, Klari HORN, Magda ELOVIC, Agi EISNER and Evi REICHMAN
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Ungvari Kereskedelmi Iskola class photo
c. Spring 1944

Photo: Courtesy of Iren BRAUN, Israel

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Back row: Piri BRAUN (13th from left)

Contributor note: Piri took her diploma to Auschwitz in her shoes, as she had no time to return home from school before being taken away.
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Dovid Menachem and Feige Mirl (née SIOVITS) WEISZ
c. unknown

Photo: Courtesy of Gail HOCHMAN, USA


The WEISZ sisters
Regina (left) and Elsa
c. unknown

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Regina WEISZ
c. unknown

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WEISZ family
c. 1925

Photo: Courtesy of Gail HOCHMAN, USA

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Front row, left to right: Elza, Feiga Mirl (née SIOVITZ) holding Regina and Dovid Menachem holding Adolf

Back row, left to right: Eszter, Yisroel Mordechai, Eidel and Joszef


Regina WEISZ
c. 1940

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Sándor SPIEGEL
c. 1930s

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Children
12 April 1932

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Left to right: Verona MOSKOVIC, Simon SPIEGEL, Aranka SPIEGEL and unknown
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Simon SPIEGEL
c. 1930s

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Friends VIII
c. 1930s

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Seated, left to right: unknown and unknown

Standing, left to right:unknown, unknown and Sándor SPIEGEL
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Gathering of Survivors I
c. 1946

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Left to right: Elsa WEISZ, Simon SPIEGEL, Rozsi/Sosana FRIED and Zoli HEISLER

Photograph was taken in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, where many survivors gathered after the war, prior to immigrating to Israel, the U.S. and elsewhere.


Gathering of Survivors II
c. 1946

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Left to right: Unknown, Sándor SPIEGEL, unknown, Moric SPIEGEL and Aranka SPIEGEL

Photograph was taken in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, where many survivors gathered after the war, prior to immigrating to Israel, the U.S. and elsewhere.
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Created by: Marshall J. KATZ, USA / Compiled by: Amos Israel ZEZMER, France
with assistance from
and the following

JewishGen members/descendants and contributors of Vel'ké Kapušany Jewish families:

Iren BRAUN, Israel
FRIED family, Israel
Eli HANDEL, USA
Ora HIRSHBERG, USA
Gail HOCHMAN, USA
Amos Israel ZEZMER, France


Updated: 20 June 2011

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