Tag: Ida Elionsky

Buster And Ida Elionsky Around They Go

Courtesy of Joanna Langfield about her grandmother Ida Elionsky and great uncle Henry Elionsky. "My grandmother, Ida Elionsky, and her brother Henry Elionsky was the first woman to swim around Manhattan, back in 1916. It is very nice to know her accomplishment has not been forgotten," remarked Joanna Langfield. Over 100 years ago in September 1916, the

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