Members of the Gordonia youth movement working in a carpentry workshop, Lodz Ghetto, 1941.

Members of the Gordonia youth movement working in a carpentry workshop, Lodz Ghetto, 1941

From 1941, the Lodz Ghetto slowly turned into a large labor camp. Chairman of the Altestenrat Rumkowski saw the establishment of the factories and workshops as a unique opportunity to save the population from unemployment and starvation.

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