"HeChalutz" Kibbutzim in Poland – Photographs by Moshe Vorobeichic
Moshe Vorobeichic (Raviv, 1904-1995), 51 large photographs documenting the activity of the "HeChalutz" movement in Poland, [early 1930's]. Unsigned.
Black and white photographs of good technical and artistic quality typical of Vorobeichic, who undertook the visual documentation of the "HeChalutz" operations in Poland until he immigrated to Eretz Israel in 1934.
The collection includes photographs of the following "HeChalutz" kibbutzim: Grochow,Czenstochova, Vilnius, Sosnowiec, Bendzin, Lodz, Rovan, Lutsk, Gorodishche, Bialystok, Klosowo, Pinsk, Kovel and Gdynia. The photographs show a variety of activities, buildings, construction, carpentry and agriculture, laundry and sewing in workshops. Some of the photographs were printed in "Sefer HeChalutz – Anthology," edited by Moshe Basuk (Jerusalem 1939).
Fifty-one (51) photographs, 30x23cm, handwritten annotations on the margins, some of the photographs are connected to each other (as published). Good condition.