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Field camera and attachments

Object | Accession Number: 2006.509.1 a-h

Field camera and attachments: lens, remote shutter release, 3 wooden film holders that belonged to Adolf Fingrut. He owned a successful photography studio in Rembertow, Poland before the war. In August 1942, during the liquidation of the Rembertow ghetto, Adolf escaped and received false papers from his non-Jewish Polish girlfriend and future wife Michalina Jarowszewska. He fled to Warsaw and stayed in Praga until November 1942, where Michalina's cousin arranged a job for Adolf taking photographs in Opole, where he remained until liberation. After the war, he reopened his studio in Rembertow. This camera stayed with either Adolf or Michalina during the war.

use: Rembertow (Warsaw, Poland)
Object Type
Cameras (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Barbara Wortsmann
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:41:31
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