ULLA: Vitebsk Print

Alternate names: Ulla [Rus, Yid], Vuła [Bel], Uła [Pol], Ula, Belarusian: Вула. Russian: Улла.  55°14' N, 29°15' E, 37 miles W of Vitsyebsk (Vitebsk), 25 miles SE of Polatsk (Polotsk), 114.1 miles NE of Minsk. 1900 Jewish population: 1,539. Słownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), XII, p. 789: "Uła". REFERENCE: Uller Benevolent Association (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1950-1977. Description: .2 linear ft. Landsmanshaft, which served as a mutual aid society, organized in 1906 by Jewish immigrants from Ulla, Belorussia. It was dissolved in 1977. …. YIVO collections are in Yiddish, Russian, Polish, English, Hebrew, and other European and non-European languages. Location: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Control No.: NXYH90-A55



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