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1954 Mar. 31 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Details the experience riding the train from Jajce to Sarajevo, the people they met along the way including a family of gypsies and the sites they saw. In Sarajevo, they marvelled at the train station, paid too much money for a room and breakfast at the hotel and went on to visit the Sarajevo Museum. They went site seeing with a man they met on the train, saw the market and ended up at a... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 Mar. 31 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - This letter gives more details about the visit to Banja Luka in Bosnia and visiting a modern apartment building. Again in Zagreb, they stayed with R.S.'s niece and her family who told stories of their time during the war. They also met an artist, took a bus trip through breathtaking mountain scenery and ended up in Jajce, where they again saw a market. Details of things being sold follows ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 June 25 – 1954 July 1

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Begins with details of Joel and Barbara's trip back to Yugoslavia from Turkey by airplane and train. In Pec they visited the market where an impressive array of cloth and handmade goods were being sold and they visited a Turkish home which is described in detail. The landscape seen during the bus trip along the Albanian border to Cetinje and Putnik is described.

Joel M. Halpern Papers