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ARTICLE: Łódź

were forced into the Łódź ghetto. 2006); Yeḥiel Yeshaia Trunk, “Łódź Memories,” Polin 6 (1991): 262–287; Marian Turski, “Diaries Written in Polish and German in the Łódź Ghetto,” in Holocaust Chronicles, ed. Robert M. Shapiro, pp. 117–124 (Hoboken, N.J., 1999); Michal Unger, Lodz´: Aḥaron ha-geta’ot be-Polin (Jerusalem, 2005); Barbara Wachowska, “Łódź Remained Red: Elections to the City Council of 27 September 1936,” Polin 9 (1996): 83–106; Josef Zelkowicz, In Those Terrible Days: Writings from the Łódź Ghetto, ed. Michal Unger (

ARTICLE: Ghettos: Establishment of Ghettos

Dobroszycki, ed., The Chronicle of the Lodz Ghetto, 1941–1944, abr. the tightly closed Warsaw and Łódź ghettos, which led to tens of thousands of deaths, to the “open” ghettos of some places in the

ARTICLE: Ghettos: Life in Ghettos

Except for the Łódź ghetto, which was hermetically sealed and subject to strict border patrols, all walled ghettos had gates and openings through which Jews could maintain some form of contact with

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Jews moving into the Łódź ghetto, 1940. Photograph by Mendel Grossman or Henryk Ross.

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Painting by M. Schwarz depicting Khayim Mordkhe Rumkowski hovering over the Łódź ghetto, 1942.

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Mosheh Merin (right), the head of the Judenrat in the Sosnowiec ghetto, with Khayim Mordkhe Rumkowski, head of the Judenrat in the Łódź ghetto, during Merin’s visit to Łódź, ca. 1942. Photograph by

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of sanitation workers (specifically for the removal of human waste) in the Łódź ghetto, issued by Ch. [ Khayim Mordkhe] Rumkowski, German-appointed Jewish head of the Łódź ghetto, 29 January 1942.

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Emaciated Jews pulling a sewage cart in the Łódź ghetto, ca. 1941. Photograph by Mendel Grossman.

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Violinist Anton Kraft, a native of Prague, and pianist (name unknown) giving a recital in the Łódź ghetto, 1943.

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Children digging for discarded bits of coal, Łódź ghetto, ca. 1941. Photograph by Mendel Grossman.

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Khayim Mordkhe Rumkowski, the head of the Łódź ghetto, on a visit to the Marysin, the "suburban" part of the ghetto where the retirement home, orphanage, schools, and communal gardens were located,

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Jewish police escorting Jews who were rounded up for deportation to the Auschwitz death camp during the summer of 1944, Łódź ghetto. Photograph by Henryk Ross.

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on a page from an album of signatures of 14,587 schoolchildren and 715 teachers from schools in the Łódź ghetto presented to Khayim Mordkhe Rumkowski, head of the ghetto, on Rosh Hashanah, 1941

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Mordkhe] Rumkowski, German-appointed Jewish head of the Łódź ghetto, 6 January 1944, promising the "harshest punishment" to all inhabitants of the ghetto who disobey this directive or do not leave

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Page from a pocket calendar printed in the Łódź ghetto, 1944.

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The ghetto and transit sites, 1942–1944. Łódź. The ghetto and transit sites, 1942–1944.

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Detail of ghetto, 1942–1944. Łódź. Detail of ghetto, 1942–1944.

ARTICLE: Ghettos: Ghetto Police

, the composition of the Jewish police in different ghettos, their jurisdictional powers, and their status within the Jewish community varied from ghetto to ghetto, according to local conditions

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VIDEO: Łódź, Poland, 1930s (Silent)

Łódź, Poland, 1930s. (Amateur film shot by American Jewish travel agent Gustave Eisner.)

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VIDEO: Łódź, Poland, 1935 (Silent)

Street scenes, Łódź, Poland, 1935. (Amateur film shot by American Jewish travel agent Gustave Eisner.)

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