David Glick’s JDC mission to South America in the late 1930s

In color: A hydroplane is docked on the water in Trinidad. “Pan American Airlines” logo and lettering, crew members work on propellers and engine, walking along the wing, in the FG a young boy looks at the camera and watches the men on the “deck” of the plane. Several passengers board the plane, both men […]

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Home movies of Sigal family in Zborow, Berezhany, Vienna, and Baden

Margaret Siegal Weiss (the donor, age 12) and her father Morris (42) spent six weeks visiting family in Zborow from July to August 1936.;02:08 Title: “Main Street – The Broadway and Boulevard of Zborov” Road leading to Zborow (shot by Nathan Okun, also from Zborow – he is the man in the white hat). Pedestrians, […]

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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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David Glick’s JDC mission to South America in the late 1930s

EXT, LS, camera pans a shanty town at the base of a mountain in the Andes Mountain range in South America. The exact location is unknown. VS of clear blue sky, clouds and mountains as seen from the window of an airplane, the plane’s wing is visible in the FG. EXT, VS of a city […]

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Home movies of Sigal family in Zborow, Lvov, and Berezhany

Margaret Siegal Weiss (the donor, age 12) and her father Morris (42) spent six weeks visiting family in Zborow from July to August 1936.;01:25 Arrival in Zborow during the summer of 1936. Margaret (the donor) stands next to her Aunt Minke Pasternak. Mountains (from plane window?). Village, main square and street on market day. MS, […]

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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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Family business; market; shops

Reel 3.;Marketplace in Humenne with tents and shops. The Klein family’s shop was located across from this market. Peasants from the local villages traveled to Humenne on Mondays and Fridays to sell their wares. Local policemen pose for the camera with one of the American relatives (in a dark suit and hat). Cousins stand before […]

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Family poses for camera

Reel 3.;Women from the Sommer and Klein families gather for the camera. Intertitle: My Home Folks – Mother, Sister, Their Family and Friends. Family (well-dressed) walk and pose for camera. Pan of entire family (including the visiting Americans, Hermann Klein, and Jacob Grossman). Children playing on swing. Posing in front of the family shop and […]

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Train station in Humenne; village square

Reel 2.;Brief pan of Budapest (gray, repeated in Story 1451). Intertitle: Humenne — My Home Town, A Typical Slovakia Village. Trains, people board and deboard. Train station. Boy on peasant cart with cows and a wagon in the main square of Humenne. People gathered in the town square for market days (on Mondays and Fridays). […]

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Market; shops

Reel 2.;Intertitle: Market Days – Monday and Friday. Crowds mill about town square (fuzzy) on market day. 02:07:03 One of the visiting Americans buys a chicken from a vendor. Carts, cows, automobiles at the marketplace on the main square (across from the Klein family’s shop). People walk towards camera. Buying and selling material. Shops in […]

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