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Object ID

2014.1.113

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1945

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Description

Front: A photo of a church standing amongst the ruins of a town. Includes typewritten information on the left side.Back: Several pasted newspaper clips.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

AP Wirephoto of Catholic Church rising above the ashes of the former Warsaw ghetto. Catholic Church left standing in this 1945 photo of Warsaw ghetto where 20,000 Polish Jews lost their lives in uprising against Nazis in 1943. In 1940, more than 400,000 Jews had been herded inside its walled-off confines..

Verso: Thirty years later, the Polish government conducted a ceremony at a monument in the former ghetto, to memorialize those who perished.

Dimensions

8 x 10 1/4"

Keywords

Warsaw, Jewish Uprising, Ghetto

Subcollection

Ghettos

Ruins of Warsaw Ghetto: Wirephoto

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