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  • Overview
    Title
    Jewish police with bags of bread and provisions
    Date
    1940-1944
    Medium
    35 mm cellulose nitrate negative
    Dimensions
    Frame: 3.4 x 3.7 cm (1 5/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
    Credit Line
    Gift from Archive of Modern Conflict, 2007
    Object Number
    2007/2022.167
    Type of object
    Negative
  • Extended Label
    Members of the Jewish Council that carried out Nazi orders were ensured more substantial rations of food. The rest of the Lodz Ghetto residents went hungry: in the four-year period of the ghetto's existence, a quarter of its inhabitants died from starvation.
  • Exhibitions & Publications
    Published References

    Sutnik, Maia Mari. Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross. Exhibition Catalogue. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2015, pg. 89

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