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Further Readinghttp://cjh.org/specialfeatures/furtherreading

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Special Featureshttp://cjh.org/16mmPostcards/specialfeatures
Exhibitionhttp://cjh.org/16mmPostcards/exhibition
Plan a Visithttp://cjh.org/16mmPostcards/visit
About the Exhibitionhttp://cjh.org/16mmPostcards/about

16 mm Postcards draws from 26 films from a larger collection that resides in the archives of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.  You can watch the full, original versions of these 26 films below.

These films were digitized under a grant to the Center for Jewish History by the Righteous Persons Foundation. You can view the entire collection of films, as well as other digital materials in the Center for Jewish History’s Online Digital Collections.

Location: Krakow


Filmmaker: Earl Morse


Collection #: 1

Location: Kalushin (East of Warsaw)


Filmmaker: Max Rose


Collection #: 5

Location: Zareby Koscielne (Zaromb) (Northeast of Warsaw)


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 4

Location: Radom (Northeast of Lublin)


Filmmaker: Dr. R. Weisbord


Collection #: 2

Location: Lodz


Filmmaker: Gustave Eisner


Collection #: 24

Location: Swislocz (East of Bialystok)


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 42

Location: Minsk Mazowiecki (Novominsk, east of Warsaw)


Filmmaker: Max Rose


Collection #: 6

Location: Kedainiai (Northeast of Vilnius)


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 77

Location: Boryslaw (Southwest of Warsaw)


Filmmaker: Joseph Waldman


Collection #: 110

Location: Tishevits (Southeast of Lublin)


Filmmaker: Phillip Putter


Collection #: 31

Location: Keidainiai or Ukmerge (northeast of Vilnius)


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 80

Location: Horodok (Grodek, Southeast of Lublin)


Filmmaker: Joseph Shapiro


Collection #: 3.1

Location: Horodok (Grodek, Southeast of Lublin)


Filmmaker: Joseph Shapiro


Collection #: 3.3

Location: Sedziszow (north of Krakow)


Filmmaker: Sidney Herbst


Collection #: 85

Location: Unknown


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 34

Location: Kamionka (South of Warsaw), Skidl (Northeast of Bialystok)


Filmmaker: Gerold Frank


Collection #: 237

Location: Skidl (Northeast of Bialystok), Skierniewice, Warsaw


Filmmaker: Gerold Frank


Collection #: 238

Location: Osmiany (Oshmyany or Ashmyany, Southeast of Vilnius)


Filmmaker: Aaron Borowski


Collection #: 304

Location: Countryside near Libowne (Luboml, east of Chelm)


Filmmaker: Unknown


Collection #: 126

Location: Warsaw, Lodz, Gdynia, Vilna


Filmmaker: Gustave Eisner


Collection #: 15

Location: Lodz, Gdynia, Vilna


Filmmaker: Gustave Eisner


Collection #: 17

Location: Kolbuszowa, Sokolow Malopolski,  Rzeszow


Filmmaker: Paysakh Zuckerman


Collection #: 13

Location: Lodz, Orzorkow, Leczyczna


Filmmaker: Gustave Eisner


Collection #: 18

Location: Lodz, Leningrad, Moscow, Berlin, Paris


Filmmaker: Gustave Eisner


Collection #: 19

Location: Osmiany (Oshmyany or Ashmyany, Southeast of Vilnius)


Filmmaker: Aaron Borowski


Collection #: 304

Location: Kurow (Northeast of Lublin)


Filmmaker: Dr. R. Weisbord


Collection #: 9