Beatrice Lillian Schwalb was born on March 10, 1912, the daughter of European immigrants, Eli and Celia, in Union, South Carolina. At the age of two, Bea contracted polio. To get better medical care, when Bea was three her parents moved back to Massachusetts. They settled in Lynn and Bea fully recovered.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Zionism." (Viewed on January 24, 2017) <https://jwa.org/topics/zionism>.