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Jewish families pose for camera; street scenes in Humenne

Film | Accession Number: 1991.249.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0833 | Film ID: 412.1

Reel 2. Shows families (the Sommers, the Kleins, the Grosmans) in Humenne. Man greets the camera. Girls at play, dancing in a circle, including Zuzana Sermerova (b. 1924). Family group poses. CU sign, "Garage." Two men peel potatoes. Roof of garage building. Family members pose in front of gate. CU Judith Klein (sister of Bernard and Emery) in a baby carriage. Group of kids wave and walk to camera, CUs. Men walk to camera, one takes off suspenders, walks towards camera. Bernard and Emery sit in the grass with the movie camera case. CU, Judith in carriage. Family in garden; in front of house; in yard. (06:01) Ladislav Grosman with cap and knickers walks towards the camera with his sister. Other family members walk forward. They play ball, bicycle in BG, and pose with Judith in carriage.

(08:51) Automobile. Street with shops. Man exits Klein shop, smoking a pipe. Elderly woman exits the family shop and walks towards the camera, and then in the garden. Klein family at house/garden. (10:57) Boys in hats (Bernard and Emery Klein) pose for the camera, joined by their mother Helen Klein, and a cousin [hatchmarks along right side of frame]. Waving at camera. A group of women singing (silent). Kissing. Family and friends pose again in the yard.

Event:  1932
Humenne, Slovakia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bernard and Emery Klein
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:43
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