Researchers at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw. Scholarly works regarding Jewish culture and history are still being written here. Pictures on the wall are (l-t) Shalom Aleichem (writer), Isaac Peretz (writer), Dr. Meir Balaban (historian of Polish Jewry, died in the Warsaw ghetto, 1942), and Professor Ber Mark (historian and director of the institute until his death in 1966). The museum contains rare books, paintings, photographs and artifacts related to Poland’s 1000 year Jewish history. 1975.