Hermann Schieberth was a successful photographer who had two studios in Austria (from 1909/10? onwards): one in Vienna and the other in Kaltenleutgeben. Due to his Jewish background he had to flee in 1938 and arrived in Shanghai in 1939.
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Greif, Milena. "Die Geschichte der Wiener Fotoagentur Willinger und ihr verschwundener Bestand." Rundbrief Fotografie, vol. 11, no. 3, 2004.
Karmasin, Mathias and Christian Oggolder. Österreichische Mediengeschichte. Von Massenmendien zu sozialen Medien (1918 bis heute). Bd. 2, Springer 2019.
Starl, Timm. Lexikon zur Fotografie in Österreich - 1839-1945. Album Wien 2005.
Übersee - Flucht und Emigration österreichischer Fotografen 1920 - 1940. edited by Auer, Anna, Kunsthalle Wien, 1997.
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Leo Baeck Institute, New York, Hans Jacoby Collection.
Leo Baeck Library, New York, Periodical Collection.
Theatermuseum, Vienna, Online Collection.
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Shanghai, China (1939–1948)
Salon d’Art, 267 Kiangse Road, International Settlement (now Jiangxi Zhong Lu, Huangpu Qu) Shanghai (studio)
Hans Jacoby fled in 1938 to the Netherlands, where he was interned by the Dutch government in Hook of Holland. He was able to leave the camp and arrived, together with his wife Emma Jacoby, in Shanghai in 1940 where he continued to work as an artist.
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Trude Fleischmann was an Austrian-Jewish portrait and dance photographer who emigrated in 1939 to New York, where she opened a studio in Midtown Manhattan with the photographer Frank Elmer.
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Victor Sassoon was a descendant of the Baghdadi Jewish Sassoon merchant family. He contributed significantly to a real estate boom in Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s and helped European Jews in the Shanghai Ghetto. An ambitious amateur photographer, he produced many images of people and events of the time.
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The Asia Seminar was run by the scholar Willy Tonn (1902–1945), who founded it in 1943 and enriched the cultural and scholarly life in the so-called Shanghai Ghetto during the harsh wartime period.
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