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World War II

Miriam Rothschild

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A member of the British branch of the international Rothschild family, marine biologist and zoologist Miriam Rothschild was a world expert on fleas, a pioneer of the organic movement and a passionate environmentalist. She is shown here with her three children (L to R), Charlotte, Charles and Johanna.

Courtesy of Miriam Rothschild

A member of the British branch of the international Rothschild family, marine biologist and zoologist Miriam Rothschild was a world expert on fleas, a pioneer of the organic movement and a passionate environmentalist. She is shown here with her three children (L to R), Charlotte, Charles and Johanna.

Courtesy of Miriam Rothschild

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Roza Robota

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Roza Robota, underground activist in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Institution: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Roza Robota, underground activist in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Institution: Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

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Juliette Stern, 1943

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Juliette Stern, member of the French resistance, 1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Juliette Stern, member of the French resistance, 1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Andrée Salomon and Herbert Katzki, 1941

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Andrée Salomon, Herbert Katzki and the children of the Levant Hotel belonging to the first group prepared to depart for the United States, in Marseille, 1941.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Andrée Salomon, Herbert Katzki and the children of the Levant Hotel belonging to the first group prepared to depart for the United States, in Marseille, 1941.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Milla Racine, 1940-1943

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Mila Racine, Jewish member of the Resistance. France, 1940–1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Mila Racine, Jewish member of the Resistance. France, 1940–1943.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Régine-Ariane Knout, circa 1944

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Régine-Ariane Knout, Jewish resistance member. Photographed in France, before July 22, 1944.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Régine-Ariane Knout, Jewish resistance member. Photographed in France, before July 22, 1944.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Denise Gamzon

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French resistance member Denise Gamzon, responsible for the E.I.F. (Jewish Scouts of France).

Institution: Lucien Lazare

French resistance member Denise Gamzon, responsible for the E.I.F. (Jewish Scouts of France).

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Madeleine Dreyfus

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From 1941 until her arrest by the Gestapo in November, 1943, Madeleine Dreyfus worked to smuggle Jewish children to safety within German-occupied France.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

From 1941 until her arrest by the Gestapo in November, 1943, Madeleine Dreyfus worked to smuggle Jewish children to safety within German-occupied France.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Rescue Organization for Children, 1952

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Members of O.S.E. (Rescue Organization for Children) at a reunion of the committee of the World Union of O.S.E. France, 1952.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

Members of O.S.E. (Rescue Organization for Children) at a reunion of the committee of the World Union of O.S.E. France, 1952.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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Margot Cohn

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A member of the Orthodox youth movement Yeshurun, Margot Cohn was a member of the French Resistance who helped smuggle Jewish children out of France to Palestine during World War II.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

A member of the Orthodox youth movement Yeshurun, Margot Cohn was a member of the French Resistance who helped smuggle Jewish children out of France to Palestine during World War II.

Institution: Lucien Lazare

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