Third Congress of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the U.S. Zone of Germany
- Event Date
- March 30-April 2, 1948
Bad Reichenhall, Germany
- US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Jack Sutin
INT, meeting of the Third Congress of the She'erit ha-Pletah in Bad Reichenhall, Germany. Shots of Jewish DPs (orthodox and secular) in attendance, the press, voting, speakers, and the stage with featured participants. Spectators touring a photograph exhibition. 01:02:53 Short dark sequence of Yizkor ceremony, followed by more images of the exhibition, including CUs of dolls. 01:04:18 Participants at Congress lunch, large round tables with white tablecloths, waiters serving food, DPs eating, CU of "Bar" sign. 01:06:17 City street scene with DPs, cars. MS, building with US and Israeli flags. CU, sign, "III Kongress 1948 / Registration Buro / Villa Morgenrot / Salzburgerstr. 45" DPs in queue outside door, waiting to get in. 01:07:41 More shots of photo exhibition and Yizkor ceremony. INT, VAR shots of meeting again, spectators, including women, man setting up movie camera, and lecturers.
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Footage of the Neu Freimann displaced persons camp near Munich, Germany. Jack Sutin became a photographer for the camp newspaper while he and his wife waited for visas to the United States. This footage shows life in the DP camp after the war from 1946 to 1949.
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Family footage showing CUs of Cecilia, the daughter of Jack Sutin. Brief shot of Julius Sutin, the father of Jack Sutin.
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