World War II, The Holocaust, 1939-1945
Monica Smith

Monica Smith

“Nothing much has changed in the world.” This portrait of Monica Smith, who is Anne Frank’s second cousin, is the final portrait of my 31-year odyssey that is the global photo essay,”One Person Crying: Women and War.” I had the opportunity to photograph and interview Mrs Smith one day before her 92nd birthday this past...
Looking Out of an Auschwitz Barrack Window

Looking Out of an Auschwitz Barrack Window

Auschwitz, Poland, May 10, 2008. Over a million and a half Jews were killed in the concentration camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Many of them lived in the Auschwitz barracks, originally built as a Polish military base before the war. Birkenau, a few miles away, was purpose-built as a concentration camp.
Lutsi Kevecs

Lutsi Kevecs

Budapest, Hungary, September 1991. Lutsi Kevecs at 10 years-old. She is the grand-daughter of Holocaust  survivors.
Krakow Jewish Cemetery

Krakow Jewish Cemetery

Poland, May 11, 2008. These old trees have survived two wars in the Jewish Cemetery in Krakow.
Margaret Roth

Margaret Roth

Los Angeles, 1985. My mother, Margaret Roth, was a 24 year-old stage actress when she fled her home of Budapest in November of 1938, in order to get away from the impending anti-semitism.
Polish Women

Polish Women

Auschwitz, Poland, May 10, 2008. In 1943, in addition to arresting Jews, the Nazis arrested many non-Jews who were considered “others” and who were sent to Auschwitz. Many of them, like these women, were photographed and then killed within months of their arrival.
Eva Brown

Eva Brown

West Hollywood, California, August 5, 2008. Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor Eva Brown, received this tattoo while she was a prisoner in Auschwitz.
Cathy Weiss

Cathy Weiss

At home in West Los Angeles, August 11, 2008. Born in Satu Mare, Romania to a Jewish-Hungarian family, they were forcibly taken to the concentration camp at Auschwitz, where she stood face to face with Dr. Josef Mengele