Displaced persons at Zeilsheim camp around 1947
- Film Title
- Untitled -- Gilbert Adelman -- amateur
- Film Collection Title
- Lorna J. Adelman Collection
- Event Date
- US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Lorna Adelman and Gratz College
Quick pan of men with a flag at the Zeilsheim Displaced Persons camp in Germany. A young child eats an apple and stares at the camera. Posters tacked to tree trunks showing photographs of men and writing in Hebrew. 00:00:38 Outdoors, an archway decorated with a menorah, a star of David, and Hebrew/English inscriptions, including "Jewish Scout Camp". A large number of scouts -- teenaged boys and girls in uniform -- stand in rows while a white flag bearing a star of David is raised. Children and adults march behind the flag bearers.
In Wiesbaden (?). A woman, possibly Lorna Adelman, with a wounded eye walks toward the camera and waves, followed by a young man in U.S. Army uniform, possibly Dr. Gilbert Adelman, and another man with wire-rimmed glasses and suspenders.
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Contains photographs and copy print images of Gil and Lorna Adelman in various displaced persons camps, primarily Zeilsheim, Lindenfels, and Wiesbaden. Incudes a pamphlet for the dedication of Synagogue Center of Wiesbaden, December 1946, and a document entitled “Programm der Purimfeier” by the Jewish Community of Wiesbaden.