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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.
sound recording
Personal Name:
Gruenbaum, Laura, 1911-
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
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No restrictions on use
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Finding Aid:
RG-50.233.0051_trs_en.pdf [English]
Record last modified: 2015-04-15 15:04:37