Roman Vishniac, Isaac Street, Cracow, 1938. Vishniac's extraordinary documentation of everything that would soon be lost, is a tremendous gift to the world. A tremendously sad gift.

Isaac Street, Kazimierz, the Jewish Sector dates to the Middle Ages. Cracow Poland by Roman Vishniac, 1938

1953. 1203 Restaurant ~ Invites you to enjoy "Free Borsht" in Celebration of Stalin's Death

historicaltimes: “ Ukrainian immigrants in the United States offer free borscht to celebrate Stalin’s death .

Gas Mask Dolly

Girl and doll with gas masks.why amp up the creepy factor with a doll mask?

The Old New Synagogue - the attic is home of the Golem, they've removed the bottom 9 feet of the ladder to stop people from getting in.

The Old New Synagogue - the attic is home of the Golem, they've removed the bottom 9 feet of the ladder to stop people from getting in.

Vintage train

Interior of C. drawing room car, Montreal, QC, composite, 1886 - The Notman collection has quite a number of composite photographs and they are a great way to see the who's who of Montreal society.

Jewish Quarter 1933 Paris

Fred Stein was born on July 1909 in Dresden, Germany. As a teenager he was deeply interested in politics and became an early anti-Nazi ac.

Babushkas

Babushkas

Food-O-Mat

Photograph by J. Baylor RobertsThis New York City Automat, described in the March 1942 National Geographic, was part of an East Coast chain that sold pieces of pie a day.

Vintage Prague

Vintage Prague

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