Thursday, September 26, 2013

Roman Vishniac

 Burlesque dancer entertaining servicemen and other patrons while balancing 
a glass on her head, Leon & Eddie's, 52nd Street, New York, 1945
 Mourners carrying a Chinese American Navy sailor's coffin 
during a funeral procession, Chinatown, New York, 1943-44
 Nazi Storm Troopers, ca. 1935
 People behind bars, Berlin Zoo, early 1930s
 Sisters Marion, Renate, and Karen Gumprecht, refugees assisted by the 
National Refugee Service (NRS) and Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), 
shortly after their arrival in the United States, Central Park, New York, 1941
 Sisters wearing klederdracht (traditional costumes), Marken, The Netherlands, 1939
 Street scene with swastika flag in background
 Untitled [Beach dwellers in the afternoon, Nice, France] c. 1939
 Women walking with a baby carriage, Berlin, 1935-36
Zionist youth dancing the Cherkessia, a genre of dance from the Caucasus Mountains 
adopted by Jewish pioneers and brought to Palestine, 1939

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