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Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located

A Lithuanian man rides his bicycle down a street in Kaunas while in the other direction Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons ...

Jews move their belongings on carts and wagons from downtown Kaunas to the new ghetto located across the river in Slobodka. | Kaunas in 2019 | River, Cart, ...

Kovno, Lithuania, A Jewish street in the old city, ~1936. Jewish

A woman pushes a cart piled with household belongings through the streets of the Kovno ghetto.

Kauno potvynis, Lietuva Flood in Kaunas, Lithuania

A street in the Jewish Quarter of Vilna Yad Vashem Photo Archives AO4/186 Orthodox

Shtetl: Kaunas, Lithuania

Polish Jews being loaded onto trains at Umschlagplatz of the Warsaw Ghetto, 1942. The site is preserved today as the Polish national monument

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Refugees escaping from Lublin in Poland following the German invasion in 1939

Jews from Kovno moving into the ghetto

Jews move their possessions into the Kovno ghetto

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Kaunas 1925

Kaunas Market Turgus Jews forced to move to Vilijampolė ghetto in August 1941. Full carts moving toward the ghetto, empty - back. Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Kovno ghetto survivors greet one another amid the ruins of the ghetto. Jona Wisgardisky is pictured second from the right. | Kaunas in 2019 | Ruins, ...

The factories that were built and that hired mainly Christian workers hurt the Jewish craftsmen. Nevertheless, their number increased because they were ...

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Children from the Jewish kindergarten in Kaunas (located at 9 Mapu Street) pose outside

Jews forced into the Grodno ghetto

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Zamenhoffa St During the "Great Action" -Source ZIH

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The totem to Matilida was carved from a single oak—just one of a growing number of memorials to Lithuania's vanished Jewish community. (Joakim Eskildsen)

Auschwitz concentration camp

Jews delivering merchandise in the Lublin Ghetto

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The building of the old government elementary school in Smetonos Aleja opposite the houses of Shadkhanovitz and Miltz.

Lithuanian Fascists march captured Jews with hands tied in Kovno

From the Holocaust Museum in Skopje; original wagon used for transport of Macedonian Jews

The Great Synagogue in Ekaterinoslav

Jewish life in prewar Kovno, Riga, and Lvov

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Jewish worker and Ghetto Police in Siedlce

Italian Holocaust train exhibition, Verona

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Three Jewish ghetto officials stand at one of the gates to the Kovno ghetto

Violeta Alekniene portrait

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The two parts of the ghetto joined by a bridge with a guard on it; at the interior side of the ghetto fence is a Jewish policeman.

Unger family bids farewell to relatives in Polish village

A group of Jewish women are gathered near the market square in the Kovno ...

"Yesterday in Yezna all the Jews were destroyed," Leah said. "Our fate is the same. You can't help your mother and you'll only get killed. Don't go to ...

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Jewish Police guarding the Gate

The Monastir photograph collection[edit]

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Bob's family left Poland for the United States in 1947, and moved to Pittsburgh. After he served in the US Army, he moved to Los Angeles and began his ...

The tomb and tombstone of Ya'akov Leibovitz (the author's grandfather) at the Jewish cemetery in Kibart (Photo taken by the author in 1933)

The empire which many Germans hoped would last a thousand years would not last as long as the republic it had brought down, but Hitler wasted no time ...

Kovno ghetto survivors greet one another amid the ruins of the ghetto. Jona Wisgardisky is

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Jewish men and boys in Siedlce. "

POLISH JEWS DRIVING TO MARKET: ON THE POLISH RUSSIAN FRONTIER, 1880. - Stock

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The Jewish Museum in Cape Town is more Lithuanian than Lithuania itself.

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September 8, 1972: Rosh Hashanah Edition. Jewish Press

Watched by prisoners, German officers oversee piles of baggage at Kazerne Dossin

Deportations to Killing Centers

The Kovno Ghetto Jewish Council during the war. Chairman Elkes is seated third from left

A cattle truck used for the transport of Belgian Jews to camps in Eastern Europe. The openings were covered in barbed wire. This example is preserved at ...

Redwood Peddler on the Calaboga Road in Hammond. Pictured people are Mrs. Henry Schermerhorn and son Paul. Circa late 19th century. Hammond, NY.

The Synagogue (Picture taken by and courtesy of Elkan Gamzu, July 2005)

Jews in the "Great Action"

Jews move their household belongings into the Kovno ghetto

William Ayres Hurlbut with his peddler's cart. The cart financed the purchase of farms for William and his two brothers. Circa 1870-1880.

July 1942 selection of Jews in Thessaloniki.

The train station where Matilda was last seen alive is still standing, although too few people visit Panemunelis to keep the region's rail line open.

Jews from Macedonia who were rounded up and assembled in the Tobacco Monopoly

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"The shame of Compiegne is redeemed!" reads the inscription on this card, which shows a photograph of the train car used for the surrender of the German ...

In those years the influence of the Lithuanian Merchants Association (Verslas), who propagated the boycott of Jewish shops and to buy only “Lithuanian” ...

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A soldier of the Home Army's Zośka Battalion escorting two Jews liberated from the Gęsiówka concentration camp. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ...

Jews move their household possessions to new quarters following the Small Ghetto Action of Octob.

Deportation from the Ghetto Source USHMM

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Tricked: The Germans claimed that all the Jews of Rawa Ruska (pictured today)

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The wagon monument, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

Among the writers of the Haskalah was a woman by the name of Miriam Mossinson, a descended from the Merkel family. She translated into Hebrew an historical ...

A Jewish policeman helps two women move their belongings to new quarters in the Kovno ghetto ...

David Levin poses in a hiding spot outside of Kovno

1940, the Cape Town harbour was the first glimpse they had of their new homeland.

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