Map of Pinsk
Date of Creation1976?
GenreMaps, Plans & Architecture
DescriptionMap of Pinsk, Poland [presently, Belarus] with demarcation of the ghetto area circa 1942. A history of Jews from 1506–1941 is outlined below with points of interest noted on the map.
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2014 by Candace Kwinter.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Candace Kwinter
Associated Materials NoteShapiro, Sraya. "Pinsk in His Heart." Jerusalem Post Magazine, March 9, 1976. Accessed July 27, 2018. https://bit.ly/2LIkWeH.
NoteThe donor's family, the Brimbergs, came from Pinsk, in what is now Belarus. Different members took different trajectories before and during the war - some went to Montreal, some to Palestine, and one member of the family was on a kindertransport to England - but the majority remained in Pinsk and perished at the hands of the Nazis.
Funding NoteDigitization of this material was generously supported by Candace Kwinter.