Pre-war Jewish life in a Jewish shtetl
- Film Title
Horodok, 1930 -- Joseph Shapiro -- amateur
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
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.
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