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Red Cross center in Geneva

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4919 | Film ID: 2890

The scene opens on a big Red Cross flag in a cavernous room. The narrator says that this is the Red Cross center in Geneva. The camera pans down to show rows and rows of filing cabinets, where volunteers work with index cards in the file drawers. Signs indicate the departments for various countries. Workers in the correspondence section, where letters to and from prisoners and their relatives are routed. CU of a woman attaching a photograph of a man to a letter with a paperclip. Another view of the filing cabinets.

01:02:35 A few seconds of another part of this newsreel (Not ordered by USHMM)

Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:00:57
Event Date
1940-1941
Locale
Geneva, Switzerland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Transit Film
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 14:12:06
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