Item 221_Barsel_Family_photo_027 - Barsel Family, "Handwritten Note "

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Barsel Family, "Handwritten Note "

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Handwritten note stating that there were eight photographs taken of Hymie Barsel and his daughters Sonia, Linda and Merle, which were sent to Esther Barsel, wife and mother in Barberton Prison. She was a member of the South African Communist Party. In 1964 she was arrested and subsequently tried with 13 others in the Bram Fischer Treason Trial. In 1965 she was sentenced to three years imprisonment at Barberton Prison from 1965-1967.

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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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