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Object ID

2014.1.236

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

1-2-1940

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Description

Front: A black and white photo of a streetcar filled with people. Includes arrows and numbers pointing to a sign on the streetcar.Back: Includes a pasted caption, as well as various stamps and markings with information about the photo.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Edited wire photo with information verso: photo of street car in Krakow, Poland, with sections marked for Jews ("fur Juden") and non-Jews ("Nichtjuden"), with a comparison to American Jim Crow laws: "a familiar symbol of race prejudice in our own country".

Dimensions

7 1/8 x 9

Keywords

Poland, Jews, Street Car, Sign, Jim Crow

Subcollection

Early, Ghettos

Streetcar in Krakau with Sections for Jews and Non-Jews

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