School boys seated in a classroom

Class at Leyzer Segal’s kheyder

Długosiodło, Poland, Circa 1920s. A melamed and his students

A class at Leyzer Segal’s kheyder (traditional elementary school) in Długosiodło, Poland, in the 1920s. Leyzer Segal (right); his sick father (left.) Many small schools of this type were located in a teacher’s home.

Photo by Alter Kacyzne.