Shmil Rybakov

Shmil Rybakov
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  • Photo taken in:
    Rezina
    Year when photo was taken:
    1937
    Country name at time of photo:
    Romania
    Country name today:
    Moldova
This is my younger brother Shmil Rybakov. This photo was taken in Rezina in 1937. My sister Anyuta Rabinovich gave me this photo. In 1936 my younger brother Shmil was born. He was loved very much and was affectionately called Shmilik. I had seven siblings. We weren't wealthy considering that ours was a big family. My father worked in a cheder and our relatives from the USA supported us. My father gave private lessons at home. We lived on the first floor in a two-storied house. We bought this first floor from the owner of the house who lived on the second floor. There was a shed adjoining the house where my parents kept a goat. When the times became hard, the family sold the goat. My younger brother perished during the Great Patriotic War.

Interview details

Interviewee: Ivan Barbul
Chisinau, Moldova

KEY PERSON

Shmil Rybakov
Year of birth:
1936
City of birth:
Rezina
Country name at time of birth:
Romania
Year of death:
1942
City of death:
Bogdanovka Nikolaev region
Country of death:
Russia
Died where:
Bogdanovka

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