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Fanya Baron photo identified

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International Institue for Social History coll Flechine neg 138/93 G unknown Female   two women plus young girl. Right hand woman identified as Fanya Baron: In Dubinsky’s letter to Fleshin and Steimer of 10.11.1931 we find: “I’m attaching a photograph of Fanya Baron. She’s marked by an “X” and holding a child belonging to her sister, who is standing above her. This photograph was given to me by Semka. Make a copy of it if you can of Fanya and enlarge it for our newspapers.” (IISH, Senya Fléchine Papers, Folder 87). [credit: Yuri Kravetz, trans. Malcolm Archibald]


Fanya Baron bio on Libcom


Written by gulaganarchists

11, June 2013 at 7:56 pm

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