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Vosskamp family takes a summer holiday near Offenburg

The Vosskamp family plays outside on a summer holiday. A man pushes a woman and child on a tree swing;others swim. Children dig in a sandbox. Three of the family members (Johannes’s brother in Lederhoesen?) go hiking in the hills. They come across an old lady with whom they stop and chat. Waterfalls. The children

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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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World War I soldiers celebrate Regiments’ Day in Dusseldorf

Title: “Der 8. Regimentstag des Bundes ehem. 172er am 28-30 Juli 1934 in Dcsseldorf”. Second title frame reads: “Film Aufnahmen von Hans Vosskamp Fritz Jasper”. Animated cards and titles throughout. Two men holding a sign before a newspaper kiosk on a city street. Former soldiers of the 172nd Regiment from World War I gather in

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Sightseeing in Paris

In Paris, Lou Hartman with August Levy standing at an outdoor cafc. The family converses and takes a walk. 01:20:47 The Palace at Fontainebleau. Statue in the square near the Fontainebleau. 01:21:37 The family tours the Palace of Versailles. Robert Levy at a cafc table. 01:22:00 Family aboard “Rubber-neck Buses” for tourists to see the

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