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Julian B. Venezky Collection

Film Collection
Collection Summary
Robert Wertheimer donated a collection of films belonging to his late father-in-law, Julian B. Venezky, an American Jew active in efforts to help Holocaust survivors emigrate to the new state of Israel. The films document the United Jewish Appeal’s (UJA) work and missions to Israel in the late 1940s. The footage in Shadows of Hate (a 1947 March of Time production created on behalf of the UJA), UJA Report from Israel (1948), and Visiting the Jewish State (1948) show Jewish displaced persons arriving in Israel, temporary encampments for refugees, and Kibbutz Buchenwald, among other scenes. The collection also contains a reel of private film Venezky shot while on a trip to Israel.
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March of Time film advertising United Jewish Appeal campaign

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1319 | Film ID: 2923

Date
Event:  1947
Production:  1947

United Jewish Appeal fundraising film about the plight of Jewish refugees in Israel

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1348 | Film ID: 2924

Date
Event:  1945-1950
Production:  1950

United Jewish Appeal trip to Israel

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1349 | Film ID: 2925

Date
Event:  1948
Production:  1948

UJA officials in Israel

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1350 | Film ID: 2926

Date
Event:  October 1949

United Jewish Appeal officials visit to Israel, circa 1948

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1365 | Film ID: 2936

Date
Event:  circa 1948
Production:  circa 1948

Members of the Israel Bond Planning Commission visit Israel to see projects funded by Israel bonds.

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1366 | Film ID: 2937

Date
Event:  1952
Production:  1952
 
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