David Glick’s trip to Europe 1936/37

Reims, France. CU of a man with a long beard, and loose fitting clothing, holding a pigeon in his hand and feeding it, another pigeon rests on his other arm. MLS of a street in the city, a street lamp hangs from the corner of a building, and a sign above a doorway reads: “Champignons”. […]

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Agro-joint colonies in the Crimea

See Tape 2847 for the first part of this footage. Dr. Yefim Lubarsky, vice-president of the Agro-Joint, presents flowers to Pauline Baerwald Falk and Evelyn Morrissey (see Biographical/Historical Notes field for the background on this trip.). The women smile at the camera. Scene of a grassy field shot from a moving car. Scenes showing one […]

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Public humiliation for violation of racial laws in Silesia, 1941

Public humiliation of a young couple guilty of “Rassenschande” [racial shame or racial defilement] in Steinsdorf [present day Scinawa Nyska, Poland] in Silesia. Sexual relations between Germans and non-Aryans were forbidden and punishable by law in Nazi Germany. Bronia, a 16 year old Polish slave laborer, had been working with Gerhard Greschok (Krzeszczok), a 19 […]

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Agro-joint colonies in the Crimea

The location of the first scene may be Pervomaysk, which Pauline Baerwald Falk, Myron Falk Jr., and Evelyn Morrissey visited on June 7 (see Biographical/Historical Notes field for the background on this trip.). Pervomaysk was the location of an Agro-Joint sponsored colony of Jewish farmers. A group of young children and their minders pose for […]

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Czech Jews on vacation

Home movies of the Lederer and Bruck families in Plana Nad Luznici, Pacov, and Stechovice, Czechoslovakia [Southern Bohemia].;Garden. 01:00:26 Peter Lederer with butterfly net. Lake, Robert Lederer (father) fishing. Peter picking grass. 01:02:31 Nina Lederer (with braids) walking on street reading comics. VAR CUs Lederer family and Emily (Waldstein) Bruck (Peter and Nina’s grandmother) in […]

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Touring Germany

In the mountains (Alps?). A man and a woman talk before a tree and look at the camera. Several young men smoke and pose for the camera at the foot of a ski slope. Guesthouse. Visiting the traditional frescoed facades of the Bavarian village Oberammergau and the Ettal Monastery. Pan across the mountain landscape and […]

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American nurses sightseeing in England

Beatrice and some military personnel stand in Trafalgar Square in London. The 51st Field Hospital arrived in England in March 1944. Nelson’s Column, the bronze lions, and crowds feeding pigeons are visible. A sign says, “Let our savings speak for us. Carry on London. Salute the soldier.” on the base of the column. 01:03:47 Buckingham […]

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Children play at a farm in the Netherlands where Rachel de Groot spent the summer of 1941

Rachel and cousin Henny Cohen spent the summer of 1941 at the farm of Steef and Bertha van der Pol in Zwartebroek when vacation opportunities for Jews were severely limited. Bertha had been the children’s nanny before 1936/7. Louis and his parents visited Rachel one day, along with cousin Florence de Groot, who spent her […]

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Touring Europe; mountains

Family footage of the Herz family vacation in Europe in 1937. Footage shows images of Jewish-American life before World War II with its European roots.;Tourist photography of mountains, family in the FG posing next to their car. Hikers prepare for trip in snow-topped mountains. More shots of mountains, landscape, hiking. Farmers

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Family in Olomouc; farming

Hanna is blowing up balloons and playing with them at the garden in Olmuetz, with a few family onlookers. They move into the garden. These women are dressed nicely. They all walk in the hills (farmland?);02:12:34 Probably Stanislawow – numerous men digging in the ground, Benno is in a white shirt. A wheelbarrow is brought […]

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