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Front: Black and white photograph of several females seated at sewing machines. Back: “These Jewish orphan refugee girls are learning useful trades for a future life in Israel at a Youth Center established near Rome by the Joint Distribution Committee” and “Official AMERICAN JOINT DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE photo by Al Taylor.”
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:
Real photo postcard of Jewish orphan refugee young ladies learning to be seamstresses or tailors in a youth center near Rome, Italy. Verso, the description states that the photo is from the “Joint,” the American Joint Distribution Committee, which helped establish these centers to help refugees learn trades for a future life in Israel. Al Taylor was the photographer.
3 1/2 x 5 1/2"
Refugees, DP Camps, Displaced Person, Orphans, American Joint Distribution Committee
"Jewish Orphan Refugee Girls Learning a Trade" (1947). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2022.1.6.