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On May 9 (Victory Day), 1947 I gave birth to my son. Alexander Drapkin was born strong and good. We arranged a Bar Mitzvah for my son at the urgent request of my mother-in-law. This photograph was taken in Leningrad in 1949, when Alexander was 2 years old.

More Photos from Elena Drapkina

Alexander Drapkin (Moscow 1965)
      Elena Drapkina, her husband Wolf, and her son Alexander (Leningrad 1949)
          Elena Drapkina (Minsk, 1940)
              Elena Drapkina
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                Elena Drapkina’s maternal grandmother
                    Elena Drapkina among students (Leningrad 1948)
                        Elena Drapkina at her dentist's office (Leningrad 1973)
                            Elena Drapkina (Minsk 1945)