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Ira Nowinski Collection

Identifier: RG 1181

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of: 95 black-and-white photographs of Soviet Jews in San Francisco, 1970s - 1980s; photographs of Holocaust monuments around the world.


  • Creation: 1970s-1980s


Biographical / Historical

Photographer. Graduate of San Francisco Art Institute. His photographs are housed in several public collections including the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His books have appeared in several publications including In Fitting Memory: The Art and Politics of the Holocaust (1991). Photographed scenes of Jewish life in San Francisco. Born in New York. Lives in San Francisco, California.


2 Boxes (1 2.5" legal;1 3"legal (photos))

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