Roman Vishniac's Nostalgic Photos Offer A Glimpse Into Pre-Holocasut European Jewish Life

August 27, 2014 3:51 PM

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Roman Vishniac's Nostalgic Photos Offer A Glimpse Into Pre-Holocasut European Jewish Life

The International Center of Photography in New York and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday announced the joint creation of a digital database to facilitate access to photographer Roman Vishniac‘s archive.

Vishniac was a Russian-born Jew who moved to Berlin in 1920. He documented the rise of Nazi power and its effect on Jewish life in Central and Eastern Europe.

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