Shavel (Lithuania)

Shavel (Lithuania)

One of several small collections depicting life in Lithuania pre-World War Two, the Shavel collection, gathered by Mark Lewis in Johannesburg, contains images of the community of the shtetl. Included is a photograph of Shavel Maccabi orchestra, images of students from the Hebrew School, and an unnamed family outside their home....
Vainuta (Lithuania)

Vainuta (Lithuania)

One of several small collections depicting life in Lithuania pre-World War Two, the Vainuta collection, gathered by Mark Lewis in Johannesburg, contains two images – one of the road leading to the shtetl from the mill, and the other of a wedding taking place around 1938....
Memel (Lithuania)

Memel (Lithuania)

One of several small collections depicting life in Lithuania pre-World War Two, the Memel collection, gathered by Mark Lewis in Johannesburg, contains two images – both group photos. The first shows members of the Hachsharah in Memel, Lithuania. The second is an image taken of Memel Chalutizim circa 1934/35, at a picnic in the snow....
Yanovah (Lithuania)

Yanovah (Lithuania)

One of several small collections depicting life in Lithuania pre-World War Two, the Yanovah collection, gathered by Mark Lewis in Johannesburg, contains one image – that of Sonia Burger and friends posing by a vehicle. This image was donated by I Burger, Johannesburg....