Max Tannenbaum (b. 1905) was 7 when his father left Ukraine in 1912 for the United States. For the next decade, Tannenbaum worked to provide for his mother and younger brothers. Conscripted into the Red Army after the Bolsheviks took over Ukraine, he fled to Poland and then the United States, arriving in Philadelphia in 1924.
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“Max Tannenbaum,” Philly Immigration, accessed August 26, 2019, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/841.