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School children in south central Poland, circa 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4182 | Film ID: 3025

INT, CU of a man wearing a uniform with an elaborate hat, a fez with a large plume and a metallic embroidered emblem in the center of a hammer and anvil. He slowly removes the hat. Cut to a CU of a framed painting of a woman or man in medieval dress, holding a chalice in one hand and a sword in the other (biblical painting?). Zinc quarry with a CU of a worker drilling into the rock. EXT, MLS, two nuns lead a group of kindergarten age children from a schoolyard onto the street (a rural dirt road). The children file out and smile at the camera. INT, MS, inside the classroom, the young children area seated around a table, stringing beads as a nun walks around the table monitoring their activity. VS of the children engaged in their classroom activities. INT, MS, a one room apartment, a woman at the stove. VS, of the woman with her family, husband and two children in the kitchen area of the room. The young boy adjusts the knob on a radio, the father sits at the table waiting for his food, and the girl sits on the bed until the mother calls everyone to the table for soup. EXT, CU of a young girl talking to a young boy, it seems to be the same boy and girl that were just featured in the dinner table scene. The girl turns to look at the camera.

Event Date
Katowice, Poland
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:03:11
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