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Election flier issued by the Jewish community of Vilnius

Object | Accession Number: 2016.184.797

Election flier distributed for a 1928 Senate election in Wilno, Poland (Vilnius, Lithuania.) The collapse of the Russian Empire during World War I (1914-1918) led to years of political turmoil in Vilnius and the surrounding region. An indepndent Lituanian was announced in 1918, and was subsequently taken over by Rissua, and then Poland. From February 1922-1939, Wilno was part of Poland. Jews were persecuted, and frequently targeted by vilent attacks and pogroms. This flier is one of more than 900 items in the Katz Ehrenthal Collection of antisemitic visual materials.

Date
1928 January 15  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Wilno (Poland) historic; Vilnius (Lithuania)
Language
Hebrew
Polish
Classification
Posters
Object Type
Handbills (tgm)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Katz Family
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:08:22
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