Edited by Marek Web.
Kacyzne, Alter. Polyn, Jewish Life in the Old Counrty.
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New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt, 1999. . 4to. 162 pp. " In 1921, photographer Alter Kacyzne was commissioned by the New York Yiddish Daily, The Forverts, to document images of Jewish life in the old country. Kacyzne's assignment would become a ten year journey across Poland as more than 3 million Yiddish speaking Jews called this their home from the crowded quarters of Warsaw and Lublin to the remote towns of Husiatyn and Ostrog" Alter Kacyzne was a famous Jewish photographer of Poland killed in the Belzec Concentration Camp. All that remained of his immense photographic archive is the work he did for the New York Yiddish nespaper. Fine in a fine dj. .
- By This Author: Kacyzne, Alter. Polyn, Jewish Life in the Old Counrty.
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