National Geographic : 1913 Oct
Photo by Frederick Moore IN HIS BEST COAT When in all the glory of his best clothes, the Rumanian peasant is a delight to the eye, and most gorgeous of all his garments is his great coat. The countryman in the picture is wearing a coat of vivid crimson, plentifully embroidered with yellow and gold thread. Photo by Frederick Moore TWO JEWS OFJASSY "The Jews are probably the most unhappy people inRumania. The Jews live especially inthe province ofMoldavia. Great numbers of them have taken refugethere from persecution inneighboring Rus sian provinces. Though they arefree, with rare exceptions, from excessive outbreaks such ashave taken place inRussia, they enjoy no political rights in Rumania,nor are they, or anyother alien, permitted to purchase or own land outside thecities" (see text, page io80).