Jews of the Moslem World/North Africa, 1949 or thereafter
Scope and Contents
Jews and World War II The first series in this collection contains black and white photographs, originally published in a variety of period newspapers, especially The Mirror, describing events related to, and from World War II and the Jewish Holocaust. Included are portraits of Jewish men and boys; images of Jewish life, holidays, and anti-Nazi protests, primarily in New York; images of Jewish life in Europe under the Nazis; images of Jewish children rescued through the German Underground and Vaad Hahatzala; documentation of Nazi atrocities, primarily from 1945; and photographs from the 1933 Synagogue Congregation Ansher Obertyn vandalism case.
Israel The second series also contains black and white newspaper photographs, as well as one hand-colored image. Included are a few images of Jewish refugees, but primarily the series consists of images of pre-state Israel; documentation of fighting and the foundation of the Israeli state from 1948; and images of Jews in Palestine.
- 1924 - 1959
- Other: Majority of material found within 1945 - 1948
- Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2002
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.
From the Collection: 2.00 Boxes
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository
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