JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Jewish life in Eastern Europe photo catalog available online #general

Daniel Kazez <dkazez@...>

In case it is of interest, there are more than 2500 cities listed at the web
site that Reeva Kimble mentions below (

A catalog of 17,000 photos of Jewish life in Eastern Europe is available
online. Based on photos in the archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish
Research, "People of a Thousand Towns" provides a visual record of
thousands of pre-World War II Jewish communities. The pictures span the
late 19th century to the early 1940s and document the lives of large
Jewish centers, small towns and villages. In some cases, the pictures in
the YIVO archives are the only known photographic traces of communities
later wiped out by the Nazis. The photos are available at

Daniel Kazez <>
Springfield, Ohio USA
Poland (Czestochowa-Przyrow-Mstow-Janow-Plawno-Radomsko-Piotrkow-Zgierz-
Ukraine (Zaslav-Mikolayev-Krasilov-Medvedovka-Proskurov-Mogilev)

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