Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History

A collection of photographs and documents related to Iranian Jewry courtesy of the Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History (CIJOH).

Collection Highlights

Collection Details

  • Acquistion Notes

    This collection was made available to WWQI by Homa Sarshar in October 2010.

  • History

    Item information based on Persian and English source materials gathered by the Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History. Information has been modified to conform to website format and transliteration conventions. Proper names with a prominent English spelling have been presented in brackets alongside the Persian transliteration, such as “Istir [Esther].” In a few cases, dates displayed on items have been corrected and placed in brackets to correspond to additional CIJOH information.

    Additional information about CIJOH can be found here

    Many of the images in this collection have been published in the following books: Esther’s children: a portrait of Iranian Jews. Edited by Houman Sarshar. (Beverly Hills, Calif.: Center for Iranian Jewish Oral History; Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2002).

  • Dates 1906-1956
  • Last Edited 24 May 2013
  • Record Number 1025
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