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Shmuel Dawid Grosman reads a book [probably in the Lodz ghetto].

Shmuel Dawid Grosman reads a book [probably in the Lodz ghetto].

The Brzenziny town synagogue which was destroyed by the Nazis during the war.    Located near Lodz, the town of Brzeziny had a Jewish majority - 6,850 of 13,000 inhabitants as late as 1939.  During the Nazi occupation a ghetto was established (Feb. 1940) which held nearly 6,000 people and was liquidated on 19 - 20 May 1942.  Elderly Jews were sent to Chelmno and the rest to the Lodz ghetto.

The Brzenziny town synagogue which was destroyed by the Nazis during the war. Located near Lodz, the town of Brzeziny had a Jewish majority - 6,850 of 13,000 inhabitants as late as 1939. During the Nazi occupation a ghetto was established (Feb. 1940) which held nearly 6,000 people and was liquidated on 19 - 20 May 1942. Elderly Jews were sent to Chelmno and the rest to the Lodz ghetto.

Lodz, Poland, A child in traditional clothes.  Belongs to collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive  Additional Information: It may be that part of the collection was photographed by a German in the Polish Ghettos, and the pictures were developed in Germany.

Lodz, Poland, A child in traditional clothes. Belongs to collection: Yad Vashem Photo Archive Additional Information: It may be that part of the collection was photographed by a German in the Polish Ghettos, and the pictures were developed in Germany.

Rzeszow Reichshof Poland Jewish Synagogue

Rzeszow Reichshof Poland Jewish Synagogue

Studio portrait of a Jewish family in Lodz Poland.  Pictured are the Kozienicki family: From left: Ezra Zelig, Chaim; Chaja Sura and Szulem Kozienicki.

Studio portrait of a Jewish family in Lodz Poland. Pictured are the Kozienicki family: From left: Ezra Zelig, Chaim; Chaja Sura and Szulem Kozienicki.

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