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This portrait of two Jewish women bears witness to the extent of the poverty Lodzers suffered in the World-War-I era. Though barefoot and dressed in rags, they are smiling thanks to the victuals in their baskets, which they procured for their…

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A poorly dressed Jewish boy sells his wares at the market. His satisfied smile tells us he can work and has something to sell or trade.

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In this photograph, we are shown a market stall specializing in fabrics. A number of men attired in gabardines mill around near the booth. One man's appearance gives away his profession—he is wearing a characteristic porter's rope across his…

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People flocked in great numbers to visit the market stalls on Old Market Square where almost anything could be procured. The crowd in this photo includes both children and adults, among whom we can find elegant men sporting top hats, Jews wearing…

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The Old Market Square, appropriately named since it is oldest square in Łódź, has been with the city since its earliest days. In the first half of the 20th century only Jews resided in this vicinity. Commerce blossomed here: this was the location of …

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One of the few places in Łódź which looks practically the same today as it did prior to World War II. This shot was taken from a point along what were formerly the city's eastern limits. The tram tracks pictureed in this photo were laid in 1924. The…

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As one of the oldest streets in Łódź, Wolborska Street was an integral part of the city's Jewish district and a major center of commerce. Wolborska connected the Old Market Square with the streetmarket on Wschodna Street (Szachermarkt), where kosher…

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Nowomiejska Street was the main artery of the Jewish district. In 1840 the entire length of this street was still an integral part of Piotrkowska Street. Later on, the segment of Piotrkowska north of Freedom Square (Plac Wolności) was separated and…

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Wolborska Street was among the most important streets in the city's Jewish district. It was on Wolborska that the city's first wooden synagogue was built in the mid-19th c. (sometime in the 1860s). This photograph features a view of the street…

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A wooden building housing W. Orensztajn's hardware store, near Bałuty Market. Cars and open-air carriages are parked along Zgierska Street. Because of the proximity of the market the street is very busy.
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