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Displaced persons at Zeilsheim camp around 1947

Film | Accession Number: 2016.459.2 | RG Number: RG-60.1777 | Film ID: 4139

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.

Film Collection Title
Lorna J. Adelman Collection
Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:02:19
Event Date
1947
Locale
Zeilsheim, Germany
Wiesbaden, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Lorna Adelman and Gratz College
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:06
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