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Frieders vacation in Europe

The Frieder family takes a vacation. The first shots show a tour of the Coliseum in Rome, family at 01:07:56, and a group of schoolboys. 01:08:27 Men and women in uniform pose and salute (fascist). Views of the Arch of Constantine, outside the Coliseum, more Italian architecture, ruins, and landscape. 01:09:48 The bronze East doors

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Prewar Jewish life in Alsace-Lorraine; tourist views

June 8-15, 1927 in Ingwiller (the family stayed at the Hotel de la Gare in Alsace-Lorraine). Stone house in Ingwiller, France where August Levy grew up. Emilie and Robert play. Street life in the village – cow pulling a wagon with passengers moves along the town’s main road passing “Epicerie et Mercerie” shop. 01:03:07 CUs

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Jewish life in prewar Kovno, Riga, and Lvov

Prewar footage (home movies) of the Katz family in 1929.;Kovno street scenes. VAR CUs of Katz family strolling along Laisves al., showing Dita’s mother Liola, grandfather, brother, uncle, and grandmother. 01:00:34 MS EXT of the grandfather’s wholesale trade store – C. KACAS – on Presidento gatve. Here, the family sold typewriters, sewing machines, and bicycles.

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Sam Rafel visits his hometown of Gombin in 1937

Footage depicts a 1937 trip to Gombin, Poland (123 km northwest of Warsaw) shot by Sam Rafel. All identifications are from the website of Ada Holtzman, a member of the Gombin Society. The first shot is a grainy, dark interior shot of a crowd of people. This might be the crowd that assembled for Sam

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Home movies of Fuchs family at the beach and in Czech village

Family in garden, men playing cards (game called Marias). 01:00:41 Friends of Hana’s parents — Oskar Fuchs and Rosa (Krasa) Fuchs — (one identified as Dr. Spousta) walking down street, car in BG. 01:01:59 Children, playing at beach, father. 01:02:39 Children walking to beach. 01:03:00 Father with girl, playing in sand. 01:03:59 (brief) Fuchs family

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Second Unger family visit to Polish village

The Unger family and townspeople stand around a car in the village of Niebylec. They stand in a group with Yankel;Morris sports a straw hat. Sitting in a car, Ethel poses with Kalman. The family departs in a buggy to visit friends in the countryside. The family is greeted by their friends. CU of Kalman

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