Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

This photograph taken along the highway entering Jerusalem shows rusting truck chasis’ as a reminder of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Smolski writes about the dangers faced by convoys entering the city during the war in his 1980 article Glorious Pre-Industrial City.

Notes

Smolski, Chet. “Glorious Pre-Industrial City” (1980). Smolski Texts. Paper 83

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949; Transportation--Roads--Israel--Jerusalem;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

Israel-Arab War, highways, ruins

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