11th July is World Population Day- a time to honour women in health care. Our ARSP intern Hannah has written a blog post exploring objects from our collection relating to Alice Model- an inspirational woman who contributed lots to health care.
May 2020 marks 27 years since VE Day. In honour of this our ARSP intern Hannah shares photographs from our collection of Street Parties held to celebrate VE Day 75 years ago.
In October the Jewish Museum London celebrated Black History Month. In honour of this, one of the Museum’s Learning Officers, Shereen Hunte, led tours around the museum looking at the black Jewish community. The Ugandan Jews have had a prominent part in these tours as we currently have a temporary exhibition on their community, the Abayudaya. The exhibition consists of photographs taken by one of the museum’s volunteers, Daniel, and professional photographer, Rena Pearl.
This post will look into one of the artifacts in the museum archive that links to the history of the anti-trafficking movement in London, Jewish women’s history and the complexities of these at the turn of the 20th century.
For Black History Month 2019, the Jewish Museum London hosted an exhibition on the Jewish Abayudaya community in Uganda and organised tours exploring ways in which race is portrayed through religion. One of the objects in the museum’s collection discussed in the Black History Tour is a painting with the title “A Memento Mori”.