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Pre-war Jewish life in a Jewish shtetl

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2552 | Film ID: 2316
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Amateur footage taken by an American Jew, Joseph Shapiro, during a visit to relatives in Horodok (Gorodok), a Polish shtetl, said to have been located somewhere between Minsk and Vilna. Milk and bagels are distributed to hungry children at an outdoor party. In addition, there are school scenes, market scenes, people going up and down the main street on foot and in horsedrawn wagons, women at work, wooden houses and farm animals.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:10:37
Event Date
1930
Locale
Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
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