Albert Einstein with refugee children

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dc.contributor Photographer unknown 2018-09-21T14:48:22Z 2018-09-21T14:48:22Z 1949
dc.identifier EB 129
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. 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. Einstein's distant cousin, Elizabeth Kerzek (second from left), is among the group. The cousins had not met before. The name of the girl seated on Einstein's lap is Victoria Lustig. Most of the others featured in this photograph have 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
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