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March of Time -- outtakes -- Refugees; Jewish shelter; London, England

Film | Accession Number: 1997.134.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1042 | Film ID: 55

Jewish shelter on Mansell Street, Whitechapel, London, England. Permanent institution for helping poor Jews, housing approximately 120 refugees (mostly Austrian). Dining hall, crowded, free meals. Adolph and Sarah Michaelson, the Superintendant and Matron of the shelter from about 1912 until 1940, appear in this sequence (Adolph is the gentleman with the mustache standing at 04:00:05 and at right at 04:00:26. Sarah wears a lace collar in the doorway at 04:01:31. Their daughter, Esther (known as Elsie, b. 1915), is the third serving person in a white coat who comes into the dining room at 04:01:00). CU boys eating. Waitresses, people dining. General view of the recreation room. CUs, scenes of activities, refugees at shelter. 04:01:59 CU, refugee typing. 04:04:42 General view of sleeping quarters at shelter. 04:06:44 EXT, Jewish shelter with refugees entering and leaving. 04:08:03 CU, name plate at side of door, "Jews' temporary shelter" and Hebrew below.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:08:54
Event Date
December 1938
Locale
London, England
Language
Mute
Music
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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