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Hidden Jewish Library Unearthed in Lublin; Secreted by Jews Who Were Later Killed

A Jewish library which was hidden in a barn here all during the German occupation has recently been unearthed and will shortly be placed on exhibition, it was announced today.

The volumes were hidden by a group of Jewish scholars, who were subsequently murdered during the liquidation of the ghetto. Only a few Polish soldiers knew of the hiding place. When the Red Army liberated Lublin, these man informed the Jewish Committee of the existence of the library.

The several thousand volumes, all in good condition, have been turned over to the committee, which will make them available to the public in a place provided and furnished by the provisional Government.