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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 Mar. 30 – 1954 Mar. 31

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Begins by explaining the poor condition of the trains which are mostly from before the war. The letter goes on to the subject of their most recent travel from Zagreb to Bosnia where they saw the market. Joel describes the way the market is organized, the people selling and the different styles of traditional dress. They also visited the ethnology museum and the local mosque.

Joel M. Halpern Papers