Copy negative of Premysl Joseph Dobias' family, taken circa 1910-1911.
From left to right - grandfather Frantisek Dobias; father, also Frantisek Dobias; grandmother Baroness von Bechyne; aunt Zdena Dobias.
After the Nazis occupied Poland in 1939, they began segregating Jews in ghettos, usually in the most run-down area of a city. By mid-1941, nearly all Jews in occupied Poland had been forced into these overcrowded districts.
When The Holocaust Exhibition opened in June 2000 one reviewer wrote: ‘tireless searching for artefacts, relics and film has given us something which takes at least two hours to examine properly and will, I suspect, stay in the memory forever’.