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Jews removal to Krakow ghetto

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3819 | Film ID: 2324

The segment shows the Jewish population being moved to the Krakow ghetto- people carrying their belongings, empty carts leaving the area, constant traffic going into the ghetto. All Jews wear armbands, including children. Section of town clearly marked "off limits".

Overloaded horsedrawn carts with household belongings (beds, blankets, tables, etc.). People wearing armbands (on right arm) crossing street. People carrying loaded baskets (all wearing arm bands). Carts lining up the street, people walking back and forth through the streets, across a bridge, carrying their belongings. Streetcar passes by in background, heavily trafficked intersection. Man, smoking, walking across a bridge, looking at the camera. View of a bridge, young girl in FG, old man walking behind her with the help of a cane. Street scene, a series of carts travelling in the same direction, people are carrying bundles and suitcases. Bridge. Man walking next to bicycle, looking up a wide street. Overloaded cart (household items), a man is standing next to the cart with a stick. People gathered in groups, standing. People carrying possessions into building/posing for camera, snow on the ground. Child pulling small home-made cart with belongings. Children walking in a row, each carrying a chair on their head, a young child watches the procession. Woman rummaging through a pile. People unloading carts, bringing belongings into building, busy city street, woman carries large painting. Horse drawn carriage crossing bridge, carts are empty leaving ghetto- loaded heading towards the ghetto. Signs read: "FUR JUDEN FUR NICHTJUDEN Ola Zydow Ola Neizydow." More carts loaded with belongings, people waiting outside building, busy street. CU of baby carriage. Two people waiting outside building. CU, camera focuses on armband with Jewish star on old man's right arm, man holds his hand in front of his face, as more people stream in, man looks at camera.

Event:  1941
Krakow, Poland
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:22
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