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Oral history interview with Laura Gruenbaum

Record Type:
Oral History
Interview Summary:
Laura Gruenbaum, born in 1911 in Rozwadów, Poland, discusses her brother Abraham Ellenbogen and her sister Hanna Ellenbogen; the family’s six-room house built outside of Rozwadów about two years before World War I; Abraham’s education in Czechowice and Krakow; his move to Prague to attend medical school; his return to Poland to attend law school in Krakow; his thriving general law practice at the family home outside of Rozwadów for two years before the Germans invaded Poland; Hanna and Abraham’s travel to Russian-controlled Lvov (L'viv, Ukraine) after the German invasion of Poland; her family’s eviction from their house by the Germans; finding her siblings in Lvov where they lived together until she and her parents were sent to Russia; being separated from Abraham and Hanna; and her attempt after the war to find out what happened to Abraham.
1992 January 18  (interview)
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2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Anthony Young, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project, conducted the interview with Laura Gruenbaum in Silver Spring, MD on January 18, 1992.
Laura Gruenbaum
sound recording
Personal Name:
Gruenbaum, Laura, 1911-
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use:
No restrictions on use
Finding Aid:
RG-50.233.0051_trs_en.pdf [English]
Record last modified: 2016-11-22 06:23:37
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