Photo taken in:LvovYear when photo was taken:1947Country name at time of photo:USSRCountry name today:Ukraine
This is a picture of my older brother Abram Derbaremdiker and his young wife Fania on their wedding day. The photo was taken in Lvov on 24th May 1947. My older brother Abram was born in 1913. He studied in cheder and then, after the Revolution, in a Ukrainian school for a few years. He studied for eight years and entered a Jewish technical school. He studied very well. Before the war he finished the physics and mathematics department of Berdichev Pedagogical Institute. Then he was recruited to the army and was on the front during the war. After the war Abram decided to change his profession and entered the Academy of Agriculture. He became a specialist in the field of electrification of the agricultural sector. He worked in Lvov for many years. In 1947 he married his co-student Fania, who is also a Jew, of course. In a year their son Eduard was born. They are a wonderful family. They emigrated to the USA and lived in New York. Fania died in New York in 1987. My brother is a pensioner now and Eduard is a programmer.