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Object ID

2014.1.90

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1939

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Description

Front: An image of two men holding a Torah in the Devoncourst Bay refugee camp in England. Back: Typed information about the image.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Associated Press wire photo with following information verso:"Free to pursue their devotions without fear of persecution, these young German Jewish refugees are shown unrolling the scrolls of the law for Jewish religious instruction at the Devoncourst Bay refugee camp in England. Note the shawls and head coverings they are wearing in accordance with ancient custom."

Dimensions

9 x 7"

Keywords

Refugee, Torah, England, Devoncourst Bay, Associated Press

Subcollection

1939-1941: Concentration:Ghettos, Einsatzgruppen (Mobile Killing Squads); WWII in Europe

Jewish Refugees Holding Torah

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