Photographs from Krosno: Past and Present

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We've collected a number of photographs of Krosno and we hope you enjoy viewing them. If you have one that's especially pertinent, please feel free to send it along (either as a photo or in jpeg format). Please email Phyllis Kramer.

First, a sketch of the market place, sent by William Leibner, and then a postcard of today's Krosno.

Krosno market

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Krosno POSTCARD

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Photographs from Alexander White

The photographs below are various views of Krosno, along with a group of young Krosno women. Alexander White identified them as (left to right): Mania Feuerlicht , Mania White (Alex's sister) , Rachel Dym (her children live in Israel today), Ms. Kleiner, the Hebrew teacher, who was from Kielce, cousin Ryfkah Platner, Feiga Hemerling the daughter of Kiva H, the Dayan of Krosno. And Lusia Wils living in Cholon

Krosno photos

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Krosno in 1941

Sent by Robert 2/2015, from the Marcin Pieta family collection

On the right....a wonderful photograph of the Ul. Slowackiego (Slowackiego Street) from 1941...
thank you Robert!

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The Rabbi of Krosno

The 1939 photograph below on the right, also donated by Alexander White, is the Rabbi of Krosno, Schmuel Fuehrer. Krosno Rabbi

Next, Alexander sent these photographs of the houses in Krosno (he said that nearly all the houses were Jewish) and the time his father (who was from Dabrowa) was the pupil of the famous Rabbi Weidenfeld. Krosno Scholars

Recent Photographs of Krosno

Last we present these wonderful photographs which were donated by Ruben Weiser of Buenos Aires. Krosno town

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Krosno town

Ruben's great grandfather, Itzjak Elovitz (a descendent of Rabbi Elimelej of Lizensjk) was born in Zborov, Slovakia, and moved early in life to Krosno. There Itzjak married Hana Pessel, who was born in Korczyna.

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Krosno town3

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Krosno town4 For more information, please contact
Ruben Weiser in Argentina.

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