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Oral history interview with Stefania Podgórska Burzminski


Record Type:
Oral History
Interview Summary:
Stefania Podgórska Burzminski, born in Lipa, Poland, describes her family and childhood; helping her parents run a farm until she decided to move with her sister to Przemyśl and work in a bakery; the Russian invasion and not noticing much of a change in life until the Germans ousted the Russians; living in an apartment near the ghetto and witnessing people being deported from it; developing a relationship with a young man named Josef, who was Jewish and lived in the ghetto; having to explain what a Jew was to her little sister; helping to smuggle food into the ghetto for Josef and his family; moving into a large apartment and taking Josef and twelve other Jews in with her; having an SS man insist upon taking a room in her apartment and always living in fear that he would kill the Jews living there; and her liberation by Russian forces.
Date:
1989 September 22  (interview)
RG Number:
RG-50.030*0048
Accession Number:
1989.H.0339
Extent:
3 videocassettes : Betacam SP.
Language:
English
Provenance:
Linda Kuzmack, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Stefania Podgórska Burzminski on September 22, 1989.
Interviewer:
Linda G. Kuzmack
Classification:
video recording
Genre/Form:
Oral histories.
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use:
No restrictions on use
Finding Aid Language:
English
Finding Aid:
Transcript:
RG-50.030.0048_trs_en.pdf [English]
 
Record last modified: 2014-11-28 15:54:55