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Oral history interview with Stefania Podgórska Burzminski
|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.|
1989 September 22
3 videocassettes : Betacam SP.
|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|
|Legal Status||Permanent Collection|
Lipa (Przemyśl, Województwo Podkarpackie, Poland)
Burzminski, Stefania Podgórska.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews--Rescue--Poland.
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Hungary.
|Conditions on Access||No restrictions on access|
|Conditions on Use||No restrictions on use|
|Record Type||Oral History|
|Link to Collection||
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history collection
Transcript of Oral history interview with Stefania Podgórska Burzminski [RG-50.030.0048_trs_en.pdf]
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