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Parade; Krosno town square; ship to America

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1751 | Film ID: 4117

Parade with elaborate floats and crowds of spectators. CU, three children and their elders. Toddler with bowlegs. MS, portraits of families outside village homes (still in Krosno?). 00:12:55 Polish troops marching in the street. Banner in Polish above the street. A man with white beard and hat holds a Torah scroll behind gentlemen in formal dress. The American visitors and friends wave at the camera. Locals. 00:14:08 Synagogue (?) in Krosno. MS of a Polish soldier in uniform. The Krosno town square, local children, Jewish men, and crowds. 00:16:16 The large group of Mahler family and Krosno locals wave to the camera; Eva holds a large bouquet. 00:16:58 Wolf, Simon and Bascha Mahler at a train station. Another group of children wave, followed by men, and women with bouquets of flowers. They pose and say farewell and the train departs. 00:18:30 Tourist shots of a cathedral. 00:18:53 While on the return ship SS Olympic from Cherbourg, France arriving in New York City on August 29, 1929, the Mahlers lounge, socialize, and play games. Eva struggles with her hat and coat in the wind, and poses for the camera. Deck view. 00:20:48 The Mahler children at home in New York (Brooklyn) after a day of swimming.

Event:  1929 August
Atlantic Ocean
Krosno, Poland
New York, NY, United States
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Warren J. Blumenfeld
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:48:46
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