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Carpentry class at a Jewish school

This photograph depicts a carpentry class at a Jewish school in Krakow circa
1921-1922. In the aftermath of World War I, hardship, new socio-economic realities, and
the collapse of communal infrastructure threatened Jewish communities in Eastern Europe.
The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) worked with the Organization for
Rehabilita…