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[Wannsee Train Station and Schlachtensee Displaced Persons camp, Zehlendorf, Berlin]

Object Name
Vitrine:11.13
Date1947
Label Text

In one frame (top), a publicity photograph, a young, smiling Jewish refugee, the recipient of an JDC food package, stands at a counter where the contents of her package are displayed for the photographer who would later wire the image to the JDC offices in New York so that it could be used to generate more donations and aid for the children in DP camps.

Medium
Gelatin silver print contact sheet
Dimensions
Image (paper): 9 1/2 x 2 5/16 in. (24.1 x 5.9 cm)
Location
place taken Berlin, Germany
Credit Line
Promised Gift of Mara Vishniac Kohn
Accession NumberMVK.e.2008_dp_camp_1
Copyright
© Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography

For all uses of photographs by Roman Vishniac contact ICP at: [email protected].