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Jewish quarter of Nasielsk

Film | Accession Number: 2009.31.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4826 | Film ID: 2870

In the Jewish quarter, a tracking LS follows a boy with a cocked hat who makes an effort to stay on camera. Dark silhouetted interior (of a restaurant, probably Owsianka), faces cannot be deciphered. Bright exterior CU of group of children in the street. Excited to be on camera, they wave and move together as the camera rotates. 01:03:06 Fourteen year old Maurice Chandler [nee Moszek Tuchendler] wearing a dark cap. Sign indicating "Spozywczy", a grocery storefront. Several shots of crowded streets. Many exit the synagogue together, walking down the set of stairs.

Some people have been identified, including: Czarna Mirla at 01:02:54, Jankl Piekarek [or Wilczynski] at 01:02:59, Moszek Tuchendler at 01:03:06, Czarna and Miriam Mirla at 01:03:14, Yitzhak Borts, Simcha Rotstein at 01:03:23, Shmuel Tyk at 01:03:42, and Avrum Kubel at 01:03:43.

Only approximately 80 of the 3,000 Jews living in Nasielsk in 1939 survived the war.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:18
Event Date
1938 August 04
Locale
Poland
Nasielsk, Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Glenn Kurtz
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:42:17
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