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Jewish Displaced Persons, JDC efforts 1946

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2589 | Film ID: 2309
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Warburg speaking intercut with: Various JDC headquarters NYC and Paris (Leavitt and Schwartz). JDC supply trucks and warehouses in Europe. Memorial ceremonies: Rome, Munich. Shots of DPs eating various places. Liberation footage. UN meeting. Warsaw: Ghetto ruins, TOZ hospital, nursery (pre-war?), JDC warehouse, TB sanatorium, orphanage. Bricha: DPs get onto trains, along road, into Czechoslovakia, into buses, trucks, Bratislava camp and trains. Prague: Service (JDC supplied torah). JDC meeting, children's home. Loan co-op office, small businesses. Budapest: Clothing warehouse. Canteen. Germany: DP camp, people living in barracks. Central Comm. of Jews in the Am. Zone meet. Outdoor class (Palestine lesson). Retraining. Zeltliz - Hachshara farm. Italy: Hachshara farm. Convalescant home. Maritime Hachshara. France: Moissac (?) orphanage activities, training, Sabbath. Survivor talks about his desire to go to Palestine. Recap with similar footage. Hora.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:25:54
Locale
New York, NY, United States
Europe
Rome, Italy
Paris, France
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Germany
France
Italy
Czechoslovakia
Warsaw, Poland
Poland
Munich, Germany
Bratislava, Slovakia
Slovakia
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
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