Bais Yaakov girls hiking to Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains

Identifier: NC2019.004 and NC2019.004b

Document Title: Bais Yaakov girls hiking to Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains

Document Date: 1934

Summary: This photo is of Bais Yaakov girls from the Kraków Teachers' Seminary, on summer break in 1934, on a hike to Lake Morskie Oko, the deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains; the lake lies at the foot of its tallest mountain.

Geographic Location: Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains

Document Location: Family archive of Naftali Cohn

This photo is of Bais Yaakov girls from the Kraków Teachers’ Seminary, on summer break in 1934, on a hike to Lake Morskie Oko, the deepest lake in the Tatra Mountains; the lake lies at the foot of its tallest mountain.


A stamp on the back of this photo identifies the photographer, J. Oleszczak, in the nearby resort town of Zakopane. Devorah Epelgrad Cohn wrote: Tatre Mountains (part of the Carpathians), Lake Morskeoko, the largest lake of Tatre Mountains.

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