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Happy Passover from the Vishniac Archive at ICP

Roman Vishniac, [Jewish refugees from Germany leaving France for Palestine on board the S.S.Providence, Marseille Harbor], April, 1947 Roman Vishniac, [Jewish refugees from Germany leaving France for Palestine on board the S.S.Providence, Marseille Harbor], April, 1947 Happy Passover from the … Continue reading

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Eight Monkeys for the Lunar New Year

W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978), [Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s Mission Hospital. A tamed chimpanzee. Lambaréné, Gabon], 1954 (1542.2005) Lou Bernstein (1911-2005), Barney and Petunia, Pony Foundation, 1970 (62.1992) Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), [Untitled], 1943 (RV_16_003_003) (“Bronx Zoo, 1943, Dear Toto, with us Monkeys, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Mathew Brady (1822-1896), [Abraham Lincoln], May 16, 1861, (2009.15.1) Thomas McAvoy (1905-1966), [Marian Anderson and her mother on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after her Easter concert, Washington, DC], April 9, 1939, (1083.2005) Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), [Lincoln Memorial, Washington, … Continue reading

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Norishment or Poison?

Milk has been part of our diet since the Neolithic Revolution (10,000 BCE), when humans domesticated animals. The discussion about organic, raw, and genetically treated food is at its peak. There are arguments on each side of the coin, both … Continue reading

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L’Shana Tova!

Roman Vishniac, [Three women, Mukacevo], ca. 1935-38 © Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography Wishing you a sweet, happy, and healthy new year!

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Happy Passover from the Vishniac Archive

Roman Vishniac, [Holocaust survivors gathering outside a building where matzoh is being made in preparation for the Passover holiday, Hénonville Displaced Persons’ Camp, Picardy, France], 1947 ©Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography Roman Vishniac, [Holocaust survivor sanding a rolling … Continue reading

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Ping-pong!

Roman Vishniac, [Boy playing ping-pong, summer camp of the Polish Society for Safeguarding the Health of the Jewish Population (TOZ), Slonim], ca. 1935-38 ©Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography Roman Vishniac, [Women playing ping-pong, New York State], ca. … Continue reading

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