Marijampole Lithuania

The Jews of Mariampole and Vicinity:

History and Descendants

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Content Summary

  1. 1Abstract

  2. 2Preface

  3. 3Acknowledgements

  4. 4Table of Contents

Everyday Life of Jews in Mariampole, Lithuania


Stories from the memories of Chicago immigrants about their early life in Mariampole.

Noteworthy Jewish Descendants of Mariampole

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Brief biographies of Mariampole and vicinity descendants, noting their contributions to society.

Work of the Mariampoler Aid Society after the Holocaust

by Joan Burnett

This chapter uses excerpts from the M.A.S. Bulletin to document the changing mission and activities of the Mariampoler Aid Society in response to World War II.

Photographs of Mariampole


The photographs include pictures of people, the outside and interior of the synagogue, businesses, a fair, a circus, policemen, the river and bridge, horse and buggy, the park entrance, the sugar factory, schools and the town squares.

M.A.S. Members

Altschuler, Aronsteam, Bergman, Berkson, Dlott, Freedman, Goldman, Goldstein, Kurs, Lasser, Levin, Lewis, Lieberman, Linsky, Margowsky, Passman, Pimstein, Rosen, Stein, Smuklarsky, Peters, Steinbock, Tanefsky, Trivash, Yabokovsky, Wolf, Zeigel

Is your Mariampole Ancestor Here?


  1. 1Young Men

  2. 2Gymnasium Students

  3. 3More Young Men

  4. 4Folks School and Memorial Gathering

  5. 5Scenes and People

  6. 6Scenes and People 1909

  7. 7Women and Men

  8. 8Men

M.A.S. Chicago

  1. 1Mariampoler Aid Society (M.A.S.) Men 1911

  2. 2Picnic 1947


  1. 1Chronology

  2. 2Yiddish Glossary

  3. 3Yiddish Songs

  4. 4Memoirs

  5. 5Special Occasions

  6. 6Holocaust Address

  7. 7Founding Jews of Mariampole


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