Poster advertising for an event

The Modern Family Life on Trial

Grodno, Poland, 1931. Poster Advertising an Event

Yiddish/Polish poster advertising an event called “Modern Family Life on Trial,” in the Merchants Hall, in Grodno, Poland, in 1931. The event capitalized on anxiety about the great changes that had taken place in society since the end of World War I. The format was popular: other such events put, for instance, modern Jewish women “on trial.”


Digitization of this artifact has been made possible by the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections project.