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Sarah Schenerir ID

Sarah Schenirer’s 1929 application for a Polish identity card, which includes the only extant photograph of her as well as many details: her parents’ names, her profession (she listed herself as a “private teacher,” perhaps because she lacked official certification), her address, and her physical attributes. Courtesy of the National Archives Krakow; call number STGKR 990, pl. 675. 

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Sarah Schenerir ID." (Viewed on March 27, 2023) <https://jwa.org/media/sarah-schenerir-id>.


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