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Object ID

2014.1.126

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1942

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Description

A black and white photograph of a man walking with a group of men and boys. Some wear Star of David patches on their coats.

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 3/4 x 3 1/2"

Keywords

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

Chaim Rumkowski Walking in Group

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