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Figure 15

Sepia photograph of an amateur Yiddish theater acting troupe in 1900

Romanian Jewish immigrant and former 97 Orchard Street resident Jacob Burinescu, pictured with his amateur Yiddish theatre acting troupe, c. 1900. Jacob is seated on the right. In 1918, Jacob died during the global influenza pandemic, leaving behind a wife and six children