b&w with white border, oudoor scene. Two women standing on a pebble beach, in front of sea. Alice Eckstein is on the right, wearing a white swimsuit with flowers. Pela is on the left, wearing a black swimsuit.
B&w photograph with a white boder along the lengths. An outdoor scene, in which two women are walking along La Promenade des Anglais. They are wearing dress clothes. From left to right, Alice Eckstein and Rella Eckstein are shown.
B&w photograph with a white border on three sides. An outdoor portrait of a fashionably dressed woman in black, leaning against the railing of a boardwalk known as Promenade des Anglais. The Plage des Ponchettes and the old pier can be seen in the background. The woman in the photograph is Alice Eckstein.
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor scene, in which a family is walking along the Promande des Anglais in Nice on a sunny day. From left to right, Maurice Shenkier, Sam Shenkier, Alice Eckstein and Irene Eckstein Gruenstein are shown.
Narrative: Sam Shenkier and Alice Eckstein were the donor's parents. Irene Eckstein Gruenstein was related to the donor's mother, but it is unclear what kind of family relation they had.
b&w with white border, outdoor scene. Maurice Shenkier and his mother Alice Eckstein, walking down the promenade des Anglais and smiling. Alice wearing a white suit , holding a purse in her left hand and having her right hand on Maurice's shoulder. Maurice wearing shorts and holding a stick. People on chairs and benches in the background.
b&w with white border, outdoor scene. Maurice Shenkier digging sand. Two women sitting on deck chairs behind the boy. Clothes drying on a rope behind the women. There is the Rubens hotel in the background. Narrative: Maurice Shenkier was born on December 27, 1930 in Antwerp, Belgium. When the Germans started bombarding Antwerp in May 1940. Maurice and his parents immediately fled to France. In July of 1942, the family had to flee again. They crossed the Spanish border illegally, but were arrested by the Spanish police. Instead of sending them back to France, the officers helped Maurice’s family find a place to live. Eventually, Maurice and his parents moved to Portugal where they stayed until April 1944 when they embarked on the Serpa Pinto ship to Philadelphia. Upon arrival, they took a train to Montreal.
b&w with white border, outdoor scene. Pela Eckstein walking with her daughter Sonia on the Promenade des Anglais. In the background, hilly neighbourhood with buildings and houses. Lots of people walking on the promenade. Pela is wearing a long coat, black hat and balck gloves. She has a purse hanging on her right forearm. Sonia is wearing a coat, a hat, with stockings and black shoes. She is holding a white purse with her left hand and her mother's arm with her right hand.
B&w photograph with a white border. An outdoor portrait of two women standing on a city sidewalk in Nice, wearing dresses and ornate hats. Building signs in the background read "Cranbourn Mansions" and "W. Jennings." From left to right, Alice Eckstein and Rella Eckstein are shown.
B&w double photograph with white border along the lengths. An outdoor scene, in which two women are walking along a city sidewalk in in Nice, wearing dress clothes. In the background is Hotel Negresco. From left to right, Rella Eckstein and Alice Eckstein are shown.