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A destitute mother holding her child begs on a street in the Warsaw ghetto.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 32330

A destitute mother holding her child begs on a street in the Warsaw ghetto.

Joest's original caption reads: "With a gesture of her bandaged hand this woman wanted to show me that her child had nothing to eat. She wore a headscarf wrapped in a blanket but had no shoes."

Photographer
Heinrich Joest
Date
1941 September 19
Variant Locale
Warszawa
Varshava
Warschau
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Guenther Schwarberg
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Record last modified: 2005-08-09 00:00:00
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