+ Photos Only + Advanced Search
Printer-friendly Printer-friendly

Sara Karcewicz

Title: Sara Karcewicz
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1929
ID: RG 1922
expand icon Administrative/Biographical History
Sara Karcewicz (also known as Sonia Kartzevitz; married name Rubinroit) was born in Berdichev, Ukraine on January 12, 1912.  Her  family fled to Wysokie Litewskie, Poland, during or shortly after World War I.  As a girl, she attended Wysokie Litewskie's TSYSHO (Tsentrale Yidishe Shul Organizatsye) school, which was part of a network of secular Yiddish schools.  There, her studies were conducted in Yiddish and in Polish.  The subject matter taught at her school included anatomy, general history, geography, geometry, Jewish history, literature, nature, and other areas of study.  She immigrated to the United States in 1929, married in 1934, and had two sons.  In the United States, she worked as a bookkeeper for her husband in his business ventures.  She died in New York on February 12, 2003.
expand icon Administrative Information
Acquired: 11/25/2009.
Access Notes: YIVO Archives collections are open to researchers only by appointment with an archivist. To inquire about papers and records, write to Chief Archivist, archives@yivo.cjh.org. To inquire about photographs and films, write to Photo and Film Archivist at Photofilm@yivo.cjh.org. To inquire about sound recordings, write to Sound Archivist, lsklamberg@yivo.cjh.org. For art works and artifacts, write to Chief Archivist at archives@yivo.cjh.org.
Rights: YIVO owns the compilation of content that is posted on this website, which consists of text, images, and/or audio, and video. However, YIVO does not necessarily own each component of the compilation. Some content is in the public domain and some content is protected by third party rights. It is the user's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in YIVO websites.

The materials on this web site may be used for personal, research and educational purposes only. Publication (including posting on the Internet and online exhibitions) or any other use without prior authorization is prohibited. Please visit https://www.yivo.org/Rights-Reproductions for more information about use of materials from this website.

YIVO has employed due diligence in seeking to identify copyright holders of the materials in this compilation. We invite any copyright owners who are not properly identified to contact us at yivomail@yivo.cjh.org.

Acquisition Note: Mark Rubinroit; Acc. 32/09
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
© 2013 YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Terms of Use Privacy Policy

Archive powered by Archon Version 3.14
Copyright © 2011 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign