Monday 11 February 2019


ROZE KANTOR-LIKHTNSHTEYN (August 27, 1894-May 7, 1975)
            She was born in Volkovisk (Wołkowysk).  She graduated from a Russian state high school in 1915.  In 1928 she entered the Polish Wszechnica senior high school [for journalists] in Warsaw.  A chapter from her questionnaire materials concerning Jewish bakery workers in Warsaw, written as her research work at YIVO, was published in Yivo-bleter (Pages from YIVO) 10.1-2.  The association of Jewish publishing workers in Poland published her thesis, Yugnt-arbet in yidishn druker-vezn (The work of young people in the Jewish publishing world) (Warsaw, 1932), 83 pp.  From 1940 she was living in the United States.  She published work on foster homes.  She died in New York.

Sources: Kh. Kruk, in Vokhnshrift far literatur (Warsaw) (June 10, 1932); Y. Teper, in Literarishe bleter (Warsaw) (December 25, 1936); Forverts (New York) (May 14, 1975).
Leyzer Ran

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