|The Western Wall, 1859|
|Austrian troops, Turkey's allies, marching into Jerusalem, World War I|
The pictures were digitalized and posted to websites in recent years by the U.S. Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Emory University, Harvard, the University of Dundee Medical Archives, and others. In recent months, private individuals have also shared with IDP their private albums and family collections.
|Jews fleeing Arab pogrom in Jerusalem's Old City, 1929|
Jewish Temple in 70 CE, and here is visual proof."
|Jewish children in Ben-Shemen (circa 1920)|
|British commander Allenby meeting Chief Rabbi in the|
Old City after the Turkish surrender of Jerusalem 1917
War I and its clashes in Gaza, Be'er Sheva, Rishon LeZion, Jerusalem, and the Dead Sea; the establishment of Jewish communities in the Galilee; the arrival of the German Emperor in 1898; the role of the Jewish Legion in 1917; the development of industries and infrastructures by the Jewish population; Jewish holidays; Jewish children of the Old and New Yishuv; Jewish life in Jerusalem's Old City, and many more. The photographers also chronicled the lives and shrines of Arab and Christians.
[For further information see The Zionist Message Hidden within Antique Pictures of the Holy Land, by Lenny Ben-David, Published in the Jewish Political Studies Review]
IDP pictures are all published with permission of the collection owners.
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