Collection - Barsel Family Collection

Barsel Family, "alumnus of кобелякское Kobelyaki" Barsel Family, "Barsel Family 1" Barsel Family, "inscription on Barsel Family 1 Photo" Barsel Family, "Barsel Family 2" Barsel Family, "inscription on Barsel Family 1 Photo" Barsel Family, "Sonia Levine" Barsel Family, "Back of Sonia Levine Photo" Barsel Family, "Barsel Family 3" Barsel Family, "Barsel Family 4" Barsel Family, "Sonia Levine With her Two Adopted Children"
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Barsel Family Collection

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  • 2015- (Custody)
    SAJM Jewish Digital Archive Project (JDAP)
  • 2015 (Donation)
    Merle Ruff
  • 1912-2012 (Collection)
    Esther Barsel

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The Barsel Family Photograph and Document Collection comprises a number of photographs of Esther Barsel and her family, including her husband Hymie Barsel. From photographs of Esther Barsel's childhood in Raguva, Lithuania to her political and activist career during Apartheid in South Africa. The Collection also contains a few documents including correspondence and geneology relating to the Barsel and Bahar families.

Whenever possible research has been conducted to enrich the information in these collections, if you would like to add any additional information please contact us.

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Donated by Merle Ruff


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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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