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Tarnow Jewish cemetery gates

Object | Accession Number: 1991.236.1 a-s

The Tarnow Jewish Cemetery dates from the 17th century, however the gates and part of the wall surrounding it were produced in the 1930s. During the German occupation, thousands of Jews were marched through these gates to be shot inside the cemetery.

Date
approximately 1935  (creation)
Geography
creation : Tarnow (Wojewodztwo Malopolskie, Poland)
Classification
Architectural Elements
Object Type
Gates (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Congregation of the Mosaic Faith
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:25:28
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