Happy Passover!

Happy Passover!

Young women eating matzoh and singing Passover songs at a community seder, Educational Alliance, New York City, 1949

©Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

Roman Vishniac’s recently discovered negatives documenting American Jewish communal life and social services organizations in the 1940s, including images of the Educational Alliance, are currently being archived and digitized at ICP.

1949 Educational Alliance pamphlet from the Vishniac Archive’s extensive paper and ephemera collection.

Holocaust survivor sanding a rolling pin to make matzoh, Displaced Persons’ Camp, Germany, 1947

©Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

Survivors making matzoh in the camps after liberation, Displaced Persons’ Camp, Germany, 1947

ICP is also archiving and digitizing Roman Vishniac’s recently discovered 1947 prints, contact sheets, and negatives documenting Holocaust survivors in Jewish DP (Displaced Persons) Camps throughout Germany.

© Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

Jewish refugee enjoying a meal provided by the U.S. Committee for the Care of European Children, New York, 1943

© Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

Maya Benton, Adjunct Curator, ICP

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