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Yiddish Centre at Warsaw Congress

© Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe (NAC)
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© Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe (NAC)

Yiddish Centre at Warsaw Congress

Photograph of a delegation from the Yiddish Centre at the 8th PEN International Congress in Warsaw, Poland, 20-25 June 1930. From left to right are: Michał Weinzieher, art critic and director of the Historical Museum of Lviv; Sholem Asch (Asz Szalom), who became the Centre’s honorary president after moving to the USA in 1939; unknown; and Stefania Zahorska, art historian and film critic who joined the English Centre and the Polish Writers in Exile Centre in 1939. This Congress was attended by over one-hundred guests from over twenty-seven countries. This photograph was contributed by the Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe (National Digital Archives) of Poland.

Yiddish Centre at Warsaw Congress

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Centro Yidis en el Congreso de Varsovia

Fotografía de una delegación del Centro Yidis en el 8o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Varsovia, Polonia, del 20 al 25 de junio de 1930. De izquierda a derecha: Michał Weinzieher, crítico de arte y director del Museo histórico de Lviv; Sholem Asch (Asz Szalom), que fue nombrado presidente honorario del Centro después de trasladarse a los Estados Unidos, en 1939; desconocido; y Stefania Zahorska, historiadora del arte y crítica de cine que se unió al Centro Inglés y al Centro de Escritores Polacos en el Exilio en 1939. Más de cien invitados de más de veintisiete países asistieron a este Congreso. La fotografía fue cedida por el Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe (Archivos Digitales Nacionales) de Polonia.

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25/06/1930

Creator:

Polish Centre

Centre:

Polish Centre  (Polskiego PEN Clubu)

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