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Josef Zorski photograph collection

Document | Accession Number: 1999.254.1

The collection consists of three original photographs from 1917 to 1941 and three copy prints from 1938. The three original photographs were taken in Sosnowiec, Poland. The first photograph is a photographic postcard of the Zorski family, dated 1941 (standing from left: Zygmunt Zorski donor's father, Tadeusz Tadek Zorski [donor's paternal uncle], Mietka Zorski [donor's paternal aunt], and Jan Jankiel Zorski [donor's paternal grandfather]; sitting from left: Lusia Zorski [donor's paternal aunt] and Roza Jasny Zorski [donor's paternal grandmother]). The second photograph is also a photographic postcard of Zygmunt Zorski [donor's father] as a small boy wearing a white sailor's uniform and a black belt, dated 1941. The third photograph is a photographic postcard of Roza Jasny Zorski [donor's paternal grandmother] holding a book, dated 1917. The fourth photograph is a copy print of three young men and three young women sitting on the ground in a forest dated 1939. The fifth photograph is a copy print of a black and white image of four young men and three young women seated at a table dated 1939. The sixth photograph is a copy print of a black and white image of three young men and three young women standing in a forest dated 1939. The three copy prints depict a Hachshara outing in Krakow, Poland, sponsored by B'nei Akiba, a religious Zionist youth organization; Helena Szechter [donor's mother] is present in all three photographs.

Date
1917-1941
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Josef Zorski
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Record last modified: 2018-05-10 11:57:40
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