Item 075_vilnius_lithuania_001 - Vilnius Lithuania, "A young child named Alexander Kreine"

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Vilnius Lithuania, "A young child named Alexander Kreine"

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075_vilnius_lithuania_001

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Photograph of Alexander Kreine (alternative spelling: Aleksandr Kreyn), a young child around the age of 5 years old standing on the icy streets of Vilnius. The caption for this photograph notes that this child is named Alexander Kreine, which matches with a famous Jewish composer born around 1882. Since this photograph was taken in 1938, this is not the famous composer, but the similarity in names is interesting nonetheless.

While Vilnius was not formally ghettoized by 1938, only forming in September 1941, the oppressive policies and hardships for Jews in most of Europe and especially in Eastern Europe were apparent and heightened by this point, setting a sombre tone for this photograph.

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Donated by The South African Jewish Board of Deputies Archive

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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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