Free Photos: Jewish People in Early 1900s

The decisive winner of yesterday’s poll was the collection of images of Jewish People.  You can now download these photos as a PowerPoint file, as jpg images, or both.  Thanks for participating!

Jews of Jerusalem, mat06793

Jewish men of Jerusalem, 1898-1914

This photo is from the People of Palestine volume of The American Colony and Eric Matson Collection (Library of Congress, LC-matpc-06793).


4 thoughts on “Free Photos: Jewish People in Early 1900s

  1. Thanks, Todd.

    One observes the dress of ultra-orthodox Jews in Israel today and thinks it an anachronism. However, when compared to the Jews in these photos, it's even more startling how hip today's haredim look when compared to the Jews of Palestine a century ago.

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