Photo taken in 1932 in Latvia
Yitzik Nachmanovich Usdin with wife and children Sonia,Nachman and Henry Fim.
Nachman emigrated to Nethania(Israel),Fim to Rochester(NY).I don't know about Sonia except she studied a little in France.
Yitzik was murdered by the nazis.
I submited the page below to the Yad Vashem (See the page )
the list of leather and shoe shops in
Vishki the names
Aglones str. 50
Aglones str. 41 shop Nbr. 1
In the phone book of Vishki for year 1941 we found the names:
Peterspils str. 41 phone Nbr. 1
phone Nbr. 31
This photo was taken in 1933 or so.
From the left:
-my grand father
-my uncle Robert
-his father Yitzik Nachmanovich Usdin ,who was murdered by the nazis in Latvia in 1941/42
Sat from the right:
-my father Serge Usdin
-my grand mother Catherine Usdin and Michel Usdin on her knees
In front sat:Rouvin(Robert Usdin,who emigrated with my grand father)
Ytzik(on the right)and his son Fim(Henry)who emigrated to the USA and was a doctor in Rochester(N.Y).
Fim died in 2000 and left one son,Jonathan. I met Fim several times in France and the USA
Fim in 1991
Back of the photo,sent to my father.They were very good friends.
|Haims, Gen. Fime Uzdins
Refugees in Switzerland
This list contains the names of more than 22,000 Jewish refugees who fled to Switzerland during World War II.
Records include date and place of birth, nationality, and date and place of arrival in Switzerland.
The Swiss Federal Archives created an electronic index to record group E 4624 (-) 1993/409 listing World War II refugees who fled to Switzerland. They excerpted the names of Jewish refugees to create this list.
the Swiss Federal Archives.
The archival file from which each entry was created may be requested from:
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On December 23, 1954, Fim Usdin who was Itzyk Nachmanovich Usdin's son arrived at Ellis Island.He was .born February 10, 1914 and died Feburary 10, 2000 in Rochester, N.Y. The address Fim lived at when he arrived in the USA was his aunt's Esfir's address, and he was a Doctor in N.Y.
This photo has been taken or in Dvinsk or in Riga in 1959.
On the left Nachman Itzikovich Usdin born in Vishki to Ytzik in june 1920.Died in Nathanya,Israel.
On the right his uncle(my grand father's first cousin)Boris(Bierka)Nachmanovich Usdin,born in Vishki in 1891,died in Riga in 1964.
Nachman in 1990
Rosa in 1990