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Gilgil detention camp photos

Document | Accession Number: 2018.10.1

Collection of photographs from Gilgil Detention Camp, Kenya, dated 1947-1948. Includes photographs of members of the Etzel (or Irgun) and Lehi organizations while they were detained in Gilgil, Kenya. Images depict theater shows, the synagogue in the camp, a football team, raising the flag of Israel in a sports court, dormitories, detainees near an aircraft upon their return to the country, and more. Some photographs bear ink stamps on verso.

Date
1947-1948
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection. The acquisition of this collection was made possible by the Crown Family.
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Record last modified: 2018-09-13 11:59:55
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