Marie Kohnova and her family

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  • Country name at time of photo:
    Austria-Hungary, pre 1918
    Country name today:
    Czech Republic

This is a very old photograph of my family on my grandmother's, Maria Kohnova's side. It was a Czech-speaking Jewish family from southern Bohemia that owned a farm not far from Hluboka. My grandmother is the lady in white sitting in the armchair in the right-hand corner of the photo. We didn't see this side of the family as often as my father's family; I remember Uncle Karel and Aunt Juli. The youngest of Grandma's siblings was Uncle Josef, who unfortunately isn't in the photo. He had a wife, Marta, who was a milliner in Ceske Budejovice. I loved going to visit her at her store, where I'd dig through boxes where she had various tassels and ribbons...

Interview details

Interviewee: Ruth Hálová
Interviewer:
Lenka Koprivova
Month of interview:
April
Year of interview:
2007
Holubov, Czech Republic

KEY PERSON

Marie Kohnova
Year of birth:
1872
City of birth:
Kostelec
Country name at time of birth:
Austria
Year of death:
1942
City of death:
Prague
Died:
before WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Housewife

Additional Information

Also interviewed by:
various newspapers

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