SHIAULIAI, Lithuania                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Boris Feldblyum Collection

                  (also Shavli, Shavel, שאַװל, Szawle, Szawli, Schaulen, Шауляй)

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BFC-00072

Market square. 1920's.

View of the town in ruins during World War I. 1915

View of the town in ruins during World War I. 1915

BFC-01248

View of the town in ruins during World War I. 1915

 

BFC-01244

View of the town with a factory (possibly Chaim Frenkel's leather factory) and a river. Photo 1920's.

BFC-03147

View of a city in ruins at the end of World War I.

Chaim Frenkel's (variants: Frejnkel, Freynkel, Freinkel, Френкель, Фрейнкель) steam-powered leather factory. Ca. 1911.

 

BFC-01243

Railroad Station. Photo 1920's.

BFC-03041

View of the town burning in World War I. German troops and Jewish refugees. Store signs read: Rod (variant: Rhode, Род) and Ziman (variant: Zimanas, Зиман); A. Zaborskiís (variants: Заборский) Book Shop. Photo 1915.

BFC-03146

View of a city street burning in World War I. Store signs read: Galoshes; Notary; Restaurant; Bakery. Photo ca. 1917.
German army photographer A. Kuhlewindt; publisher Georg Stilke, Berlin.

BFC-03227

View of a street during World War I. Fires set by the Russians visible at a distance. Photo ca. 1917. Store sign reads: Ice-cream.
Published as postcard by Pawlowski in Tilsit.

German artillery in the street of Shavli. Photo 1915.

BFC-00606

View of the Tilzies Street. Large store sign on the right is of the Singer Company. Photo 1910's.

BFC-01245

View of one of the central streets in town toward St. Peter and Paul catholic cathedral. Business sign reads: Lithuanian Industrial Bank. Photo 1920's.

BFC-01246

View of the town in ruins, end of World War I. On the right are the ruins of a factory. Photo 1920's.

BFC-01247

View of one of the central streets in town toward St. Peter and Paul catholic cathedral. Photo 1919.

View at the market square and St. Peter and Paul catholic cathedral. Photo 1920's.




CIty in ruins. Photo ca. 1917.

BFC-03015

Jewish prayer house in ruins at the end of World War I. Photo 1920.

BFC-01833

Jewish Public School. Photo 1910's.

BFC-00697

Ruined synagogue at the end of World War I. Photo ca. 1919.



Ruins of the synagogue during World War II. Photo 1941-1943


Ruins of the synagogue during World War II. Photo 1941-1943

BFC-01045

Synagogue building, used as a sports committee office by the Soviet government. Photo 1983.

       

Portrait of Semion (Solomon) Frug, Russin-Yiddish poet. 1860, Bobrovyj Kut, Ukraine-1916, Odessa, Ukraine. Published as postcard. Sent by Aron Kravitz in Shavli, Russia to Esther Kravitz in Lausanne, Switzerland. Document 1904.

BFC-02631

 

BFC-03168