Photos: Lódz Ghetto

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New arrivals in the overcrowded Lódz ghetto. October, 1940.
A German soldier and a Jewish policeman direct Lódz ghetto residents crossing the street between the two parts of the ghetto in 1940 or 1941. The German sign forbids entry into the Jewish area. This photograph was printed as a postcard.
People at the market in the Lódz ghetto selling goods to survive in 1941. Lódz is a city in central Poland about 100 miles southwest of Warsaw.
Two German soldiers execute a Jewish man in the Lódz ghetto in 1941.
This scene of a makeshift market place in the Lódz ghetto shows how some people tried to sell personal belongings for a little extra money.
A young child helps an older man cut paper in the Lódz ghetto paper factory.
Identity card of Rudolf Kohn, deported from Vienna to the ghetto in Lódz.
The Lódz ghetto was formed in February 1940, and sealed off in May. Behind the barbed wire, 163,623 Jews lived in an area of 3.8 square kilometers (1.5 square miles) on December 1, 1941.
Design of a postage stamp in the Lodz ghetto. In the upper right-hand corner, Ch. M. Rutkowski; in the lower left-hand corner, the ghetto bridge.
Five Mark note from the Lódz ghetto.
Fifty Mark note from the Lódz ghetto.
Ten Mark coin from the Lódz ghetto.
A ghetto newspaper published in Yiddish in the Lódz ghetto from March 4, 1941 to September 21, 1941.

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