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Photograph of Jewish Schoolchildren by Roman Vishniac

Jewish schoolchildren, ca. 1935–1938.
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Photograph of Jewish Schoolchildren by Roman Vishniac

Photograph of Jewish Schoolchildren by Roman Vishniac

Jewish schoolchildren, ca. 1935–1938. Vishniac took this photograph during a visit to a Jewish education center in Mukačevo in southwest Ukraine. Mukačevo, like many other towns in the former Pale of Settlement, had a large Jewish population; in many of these towns, Jews constituted the majority.

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Photographer: Roman Vishniac. Credit: Mara Vishniac Kohn

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