Archive photo of ORT students
WOA p05a075 Students planting trees at the Jewish training farm in Bielawa, Poland. The majority of settlers in the training farm in Bielawa were Jews who survived the war in the USSR as well as former partisans. The grounds for the school were assigned by the Polish government and the materials were provided by ORT. Among the students were members of the neighbouring Kibbutz. Courtesy of World ORT Archive
Archive photo of ORT students.
WOA p05a063: Weaving class in the ORT school in Bielsko, Poland c.1948 The teaching program in Bielsko ORT school consisted of theoretical and practical training in weaving and dressmaking as well as in general subjects and Jewish history.
Archive photo of ORT students
WOA p05a068 Students attending a radiotechnology class in Dzierzoniow, Poland. Dzierzoniow was the largest Jewish agricultural centre in Poland. The community consisted of about 150 families on individual farms and some dozens of families on cooperative farms. ORT provided Dzierzoniow farmers with vocational training and machinery and organized vocational training in needle work (dressmaking, corsetry, tailoring), radio technology, carpentry and cardboard working. In May 1948 these courses were attended by 175 students.
Archive photo of ORT student.
WOA 05a066: ORT students of leatherwork in Krakow, Poland c.1948 During the school year 1947/48, more than 200 graduates concluded their training in Krakow’s 13 ORT training workshops and vocational courses.
Archive photo of ORT students
WOA p05a071: Dressmaking course in the ORT school in Lodz, Poland. After the war, Lodz became one of the largest centres of Jewish vocational training in Poland. In May 1948 ORT school in Lodz trained 156 students.
Archive photo of ORT students.
WOA p05a067 Mechanics workshop in the ORT school in Wroclaw Poland. In May 1948 ORT trained in Wroclaw 182 students. The courses included: needle trades (dressmaking, underwear making, corsetry), electro technology, leather-work, watch making, carpentry and metal work.
Archive photo of ORT students.
WOA p05a070 Typing class in the ORT school in Wroclaw Poland.