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HISTORY OF POLISH JEWRY
Territorial Photographic Collection. Poland.
Territorial Photographic Collection. Poland.
Thousands of photographs of Jewish life in Poland before WWII
(ritual scribe) at work with a quill on a Torah scroll.
Baranowicze, 1930s. The children at mealtime, in the dining room of the YEKOPO Orphanage.
Bedzin, 1923. Thousands of Hasidim of the Gerer
gather for his son's wedding.
Markowitz, an 82 year old man in his prayer shawl and phylacteries.
Berezne, 1930. Outdoor portrait of pupils and teachers of the
Berlin, 1930. Album cover of photographs of OSE activities in interwar Poland.
Bialystok, 1905. The corpses of victims of the "Bloody Sabbath" pogrom.
Bialystok, 1915. Portrait study in profile of four sisters; Masza on the left, Berta, Fania, and Sonia Lewin.
Bialystok, 1918 . Two well-dressed young men, posing in the woods.
Bialystok, 1919. Children from
the Yugnt Fareyn Folkshul
, in costume for a play.
Bialystok, 1919. Students and faculty, of the sixth grade class, at the Yiddish
Bialystok, 1924. Outdoor group portrait, of the mandolin orchestra of the I. L. Peretz School.
Bialystok, 1925. Formal class portrait in a yard, of the well-dressed children of Dore Volabrinsky-Frank's private kindergarten.
Bialystok, 1928. Group portrait, of the soccer teams of the Grodno Maccabee Sports Club (in solid jerseys), and the Bialystok Jewish Sports Club.
Bialystok, 1930. "Summer Colony" of OSE-TOZ.
Bialystok, 1930. Portraits of the board of directors of the Jewish Sports Club.
Bialystok, April 16, 1919. A man poses in uniform with his bicycle, in front of a painted backdrop.
Bialystok, ca. 1900.
Zilberlat-Arodisht; a young woman in a dress, holding a book.
Bialystok, ca. 1905. Outdoor portrait of
Jacobson, the gymnastics teacher at a school of the Union for Jewish Youth, presenting a pyramid formation.
Bialystok, ca. 1906.
the tanner, bids his bride goodbye before his death, after being attacked by pogromists.
Bialystok, ca. 1906. Four-year-old boy, brutally beaten by the pogromists, is in his mother's arms.
Bialystok, ca. 1915. Outdoor portrait of
members during calisthenics.
Bialystok, Feb. 27, 1918. A
gymnastics group, poses in formation.
Bialystok, Feb. 27, 1920. Portrait of students of the Yiddish
(secular elementary school), in a gymnastics pyramid, wearing ballet slippers.
Bialystok, June 14-15,1929. The Bialystok Jewish Sports Club soccer team, plays the Warsaw Polonia team (wearing "v" jerseys).
Bialystok, Nov. 20, 1932. Housewives carry pots of
, to the baker's oven on a Friday afternoon.
Bialystok, Oct. 2, 1923. Members of the Bialystok Jewish Sports Club soccer team, pose on the field in uniform.
Bialystok. A boy poses in uniform, with his hand in his jacket.
Bialystok. A boy poses with his hand in his jacket.
Bialystok. A group of young men and a woman, in a discussion.
Bialystok. A gymnastics group.
Bialystok. Children in costumes.
Biecz, ca. 1922. Outdoor class portrait of
Bransk, 1903. Portrait of four members of the Zagelbaum family, in formal clothing.
Bransk, 1920. Portrait of four children of the Zagelbaum family.
Brody, 1881. Portrait of The Committee in Charge of Relief and Migration Activities.
Brzesc Litewski, 1924. Water carriers, filling up their barrels from the river.
Brzesc Litewski, 1930. Portrait montage forming a Star of David, of the teachers and students of the
Brzesc Litewski. Portrait of a couple, standing on either side of a small covered table.
Brzezany, 1929. A row of tombstones, in the old Jewish cemetery.
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Brzezany, ca. 1910. Portrait of Melech Chmelnitzky, with his arm around his friend.
Brzeziny, 1910. Portrait of a group of young men, successful businessmen in the dress industry.
Brzeziny, 1918. Yehuda Fuks, a Hebrew teacher, center, and others, pose with students of the
Beit Sefer Yavne.
Brzeziny, 1920s-1930s. Portrait of Yehuda Fuks, a Hebrew teacher, with his students from the
Brzeziny, 1931. The soccer team of the Brzeziny Sports Club.
Carlsbad, 1931. The
being escorted to drink the curative mineral waters.
Chelm, 1920s. Portrait of Sara Berlan, and Rosa Karpenkop.
Chelm, 1927. Studio portrait of the Zimmerman family.
Chelm, 1930. Y. Beker, addressing the crowd at the funeral procession for Jewish City Councilman Yitschok Ivri, murdered by Polish right-wing extremists on July 29, 1930.
Chelm, 1934. Jewish students at the State Gymnasium.
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Chelm, ca. 1900. Portrait of
Ciechanow, 1915. The leaders of the local branch of
, a Zionist youth organization.
Ciechanow, 1928. Young men, at the the completion of the writing of a new Torah scroll.
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Ciechanowiec, 1920s-30s. At the resort, merchants from the Nalewki commercial district of Warszawa, relax around a table outdoors.
Czestochowa, 1916. People with Yiddish placards, on a municipal election day.
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Czestochowa, 1916. People with Yiddish voting placards, on a municipal election day.
Czestochowa, 1920s-1930s. Festive gathering of Jewish soldiers in the Polish army, and Jewish community leaders.
Czestochowa, 1927. Cyclists of a Jewish sports organization.
Czestochowa, 1928. Members of the Jewish Sports Club's bicycle team, pose in front of a fence.
Czestochowa, May 1919. Victims of the pogrom of May 27th, 1919, awaiting burial.
Czortków. Carte-de-visite portrait of Rabbi Menahem Mendel Rosenzweig.
Deblin, August 1920. A delegation of Jews greeting Pilsudski with bread and salt, after the Polish Army captured the town from the Bolsheviks.
Dlugosiodlo, 1920s-1930s. Boys playing chess, at the
summer camp for religious children.
Domaczewo, 1936. Exercising by the water, at a summer camp run by CENTOS.
Drobin, 1926. Portrait of members of the Drobnianka Jewish Sports Club, with a soccer ball.
Drohiczyn, 1917. Musicians lead a wedding procession to the synagogue, from Khaykl Milner's house.
Drohobycz, 1930. Photomontage of the graduating class and staff, of King Wladyslaw Jagiello School.
Druskieniki, 1926. A group of vacationers at the resort, pose on a porch with a large fish.
Druskieniki. Portrait of a woman and three children, at the resort.
Drzewica, April 28, 1931. After a flood, two men pose on the lower roof of a house, partially submerged in water on Potocka Street.
Dubno, 1920s-1930s. Part of the hospital, maintained by the
Ejszyszki, 1897 (?). A teacher poses her class outside the
Ejszyszki, 1936. Photomontage of the jubilee committee for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mendele Moykher Sforim, at the I. L. Peretz Jewish Library.
Gabin, 1909. Four young leather workers, at work outdoors.
Gabin, 1914-1918. The busy market square.
Gabin, 1921. A front view of the exterior of the wooden synagogue, built in the early 18th century.
Gabin, 1925. Portrait of Henokh Goldschmidt, member of the Bund, reading its newspaper, the
Gdansk, 1937. Students from the Zygmund August High School in Vilna, pose on a boat at the mouth of the Vistula River.
Glebokie, 1923-1924. Girls in a class at an ORT trade school for seamstresses, in the first year that the courses existed.
Gora Kalwaria, 1927. Youthful Hasidim of the
arriving from other towns to spend
Grajewo, May 25, 1920. Outdoor portrait of members of
Grodno, 1920. Members of a Hechalutz agricultural group, sharing a meal in a field.
Grodno, 1920s-1930s. Portrait of Francesca Moyerman, a teacher.
Grodno, 1920s-30s. Children and staff, sunbathing by the shore of the Nieman River.
Grodno, 1920s. Children in a TOZ summer camp, pose in hammocks during a rest period.
Grodno, 1924. A group of young women, who are on strike against the Szereszewski Tobacco Factory.
Grodno, 1925. Five young members of Ze'irei Zion, posing outdoors.
Grodno, 1926 . A patient and doctors in a treatment room, at the Jewish Hospital.
Grodno, 1926. Medical personnel and administrators, pose in an office at the Jewish Hospital.
Grodno, 1926. Young members of the Sheskin family, at the grave of Bezalel , 1904-1926, a cultural activist.
Grodno, 1929. Portrait of a young woman.
Grodno, 1933. Children posing in the water and on the shore, of the TOZ "Summer Colony" in Grodno.
Grodno, 1935. A building damaged in a pogrom.
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Grodno, 1935. After the pogrom of June 14th, children pose in the windows of a school in the suburbs, that sustained broken windows.
Grodno, April 1922. A portrait of a young woman named Eva.
Grodno, ca. 1906. Jacob Sheskin and his brother
posing at the grave of their father.
Grodno, ca. 1930s. The mother of Leon Arkin, of the Chicago bureau of the
, poses at the gravestone of her husband.
Grodno, March 10, 1928. Group portrait at a costume ball for children, at the TOZ health care facility.
Grodzisk Mazowiecki, 1925. Hasidic musicians outside the
's house, on the day of his daughter's wedding.
Grzymalów. Picture postcard view of the synagogue.
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