1. St. Petersburg
City Directory, 1917
I recently had the chance to look in the city directories from Saint Petersburg, Russia for the years 1892 - 1923. I was hoping to find a listing for either some of the English Noar's or for Rachel Noar or the Yudel branch who was said to work there ~1919.
I did not find Rachel Noar or any other Noar listed in any year except 1917. In 1917, I found:
is translated as:
Noar, Sofia Yur. 11 Pushkinskaya St. Pharmacist. Pharmacy of the Vasileostrovsky Hospital of Petrograd Charitable Society. Doctor of Homeopathy for outpatients.
From private correspondence with St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical
University, Dept. of
"From the Russian National Public Library, in lists of city dwellers and
medical staff we found
the following information. There are only lists for 1914, 1917, 1920 & 1923:
Sofia Urievna Noar had come to Saint-Petersburg somewhere between 1915-1917.
She lived at 11 Pushkinskaya street. In 1917, she worked on Vasilievsky Island at
13 Kadetskaya street (now - Siezdenskaya street) in the drug-store not as a
doctor-homoeopathologist, but as a pharmacist.
In the list of registered doctors with free practice & with state practice of all
specialties she wasn't mentioned."
"We've searched in the Major Archive of Health Care Department of Saint-Petersburg
name of Sofia Gershonovich on 1920-1923, but it hasn't been there."
is a Russian adaptation of Shena.
Also, Yuri is
the russian adaptation of Yudel.
is the daughter of Yudel. She would not be the only one in a medical profession, her sister Genia was a midwife in Vilna. Also, her cousin, Rachel, from the Isaac branch was a physician in Philadelphia.
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