The teacher is Devorah Epelgrad, then 23 years old, a graduate of the Kraków Teachers Seminary, and a local. She taught first at two other Bais Yaakovs, before being allowed to return to her hometown (the policy of the Central Office was not to assign new teachers to their hometowns).

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Identifier: NC2019.006
Photo Title: Bais Yaakov of Slonim, Sixth Grade Classroom
Date: 1939
Geographic Location: Slonim
Archive: Family archive of Naftali Cohn
Summary: A rare photo taken inside a classroom.