The life of Roma in Europe before World War II
• The life of Roma in Europe before World War II
A selection of photos that illustrates the everyday life of Roma in pre-war times.
Men gathered for a meal in a large tent in the gypsy camp. Amsterdam. The Netherlands, 1912.
Gypsy family has been cooking over a campfire. Germany, Westphalia 1930.
The girl in the gypsy camp near Amsterdam. The Netherlands, 1912.
The Dutch in the gypsy camp near Amsterdam. Netherlands, 1912
The school in the Roma camp near Amsterdam. Netherlands, 1912
Women in the gypsy camp near Amsterdam. The Netherlands, 1912.
The Gypsies cook soup at home in the camp. The Netherlands, 1912.
Gypsy camp near Amsterdam. Terrible filth and poverty. 1915
Gipsy boys in the camp near Amsterdam. Amsterdam 1917
Mother with children in the gypsy camp. Holland, Amsterdam, 1917.
Two boys from the gypsy camp. Holland, Amsterdam, 1917.
The dirt and poverty in the camp near Arnhem. 1923
View a gypsy camp in The Hague. 1925
Tabor in Zaandam, 1926, two Roma girls in wooden shoes
The young inhabitant camp in Zaandam is learning to play the violin from his father. The Netherlands, 1926.
The inhabitants of Gypsy wagon explained with Belgian gendarmes. 1928
Roma group sitting near the wagon. Belgian police are watching them. 1928
The Dutch military police on the border during the campaign against the Roma. The Netherlands, 1928.
The Dutch military police on the border in an ambush during a protest against the Roma. Netherlands, 1928
The Roma celebrate Christmas in Russia. 1928
The three Roma from Westphalia. Germany 1930
Gypsy camp with numerous wagons. The church in the background. France, Sainte-Marie, in 1930.
Church of St. Mary where there was a big crowd. Gypsies procession will be held in this town. France 1930
Gypsy procession. France, Sainte-Marie, in 1930
The priest blesses the flag 72 in the Romani Congress. Hungary, Sibiu, 1934
group of Roma children sitting in the broken tent. France, Sainte-Marie, in 1936.
group of Roma in the French town of Sainte-Marie. France 1936.
Gypsy Kid in the square of Sainte-Marie, in 1936
Residents camp near Amsterdam weave upholstery for chairs. 1940
The children in the camp. Netherlands 1940
Gypsy camp near Amsterdam. The same dirt and poverty. 1940
The Roma are moving to a new location. 1940
In 1940, the camp residents received food stamps and clothing. Netherlands
The preparation of bread in exchange for coupons. Netherlands 1940
coal trader makes a deal with a resident camp. Netherlands 1940
Children from the camp. 1941. Location unknown