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Visit of David Teitelbaum to Wielopole Skrzynskie

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1789 | Film ID: 4159

David Teitelbaum visits his family in his birthplace of Wielopole Skrzynskie, Poland. The film shows members of the Teitelbaum, Rappaport and Sartoria families, their neighbors, and acquaintances.

Individuals appearing in the film include: Oizer Teitelbaum and his wife Leah née Blattberg; the filmmaker David Teitelbaum and Chiel Teitelbaum; Rachel Sartoria née Teitelbaum and her husband Moshe; Sheindel Rappaport née Teitelbaum and her husband Moshe Aaron and their children, Simcha, Chiel, Shlomo, Channa, Chaim, and Etla; Juda Redel and his wife Eidel; and Nathan Lipschitz.

Camera rotates, CU of woman outside her home. A family poses for the camera in a doorway. Another young boy, older man outside of a home. A group of children pose. Church with gated courtyard. People peer out of their windows in the shtetl. Red sign: "Schicht." Horse-drawn carriage. Sign: "Handeltowa [...] Mieszanych [...]." More people pose for the camera. A group poses outside their home, two men tip their hats to the camera. A woman carries two metal pails in a field. Older woman with cane. Houses [unclear film]. A well-dressed group outside a shop, walking in a grassy field. Tombstones. Horse-drawn carriages pass on a country road, Polish countryside. Sign: "Wielopole." Views of the shtetl, countryside. CUs of men. A group, including a woman with a baby. Women stand next to a pile of logs. CUs of men, women at a train station. Men in a cemetery. Pan of tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions. More views of the countryside, young boys, horse-drawn carriages. More shtetl views.

Film Collection Title
Teitelbaum Family Collection
Event:  1938-1939
Wielopole Skrzynskie, Poland
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem Archives
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:03:06
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