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Object ID

2014.1.125

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1942

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A black and white photograph of a man at a table signing a document with a woman next to him and several people lined up behind them.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Chaim Rumkowski, the controversial head of the Lodz Ghetto Judenrat, is thought by some to have aided and abetted the Nazis in liquidating the Ghetto. Others see him as a tragic figure who merely tried to delay the inevitable by employing as many people as possible -- including children -- in the workshop system he set up.

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 3 1/2"

Keywords

Chaim Rumkowski, Ghetto, Litzmannstadt, Lodz, Patch, Star of David

Chaim Rumkowski Signing Document

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