Albert Einstein with refugee children

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dc.contributor Photographer unknown 2018-09-21T14:47:20Z 2018-09-21T14:47:20Z 1949
dc.identifier EB 141
dc.description At his home (112 Mercer Street) in Princeton, New Jersey, one day before his seventieth birthday, Albert Einstein is visited by a group of World War II European Jewish refugee children. Standing on Einstein's right is the National Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, William Rosenwald. United Service for New Americans, an agency of the UJA, brought the children to the United States. Standing immediately in front of Einstein is his distant cousin, Elizabeth Kerzek. They had not met before. The other girl featured in this photograph has not been identified. Newspaper accounts of the occasion feature different images from the visit and credit the photographs to various sources, most often news agencies. (Note: this photograph is one of fifteen in the collection, EB 127-EB 141, taken on this occasion.)
dc.format.medium B&W
dc.publisher Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA
dc.relation.ispartof Photograph collection - Einstein-- EB Series-barn collection\19-EB PHOTOS with A.E.-9-10 inch (5 of 5-UJA 1949)
dc.rights Permission to use this image must be requested from the Institute's Archives. Please contact
dc.subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955
dc.subject Refugees
dc.subject Rosenwald, William, 1903-
dc.subject United Jewish Appeal
dc.subject United Service for New Americans
dc.title Albert Einstein with refugee children
dc.type Image

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