Memorial to Kiev School No. 77 collection
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- Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
Contains personal letters, official documents, biographical and autobiographical statements, poems, application forms, school transcripts, and newspaper clippings from both students and teachers of Kiev School Number 77. Some of the documents pertain to students who graduated from the school in either 1939 or 1940, and concern their civil and military service to the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Items regarding the teachers mainly concern arrests made during the 1937-1938 Stalinist Purges. Series I contains the documents from four main students of School No. 77 in Kiev: Pavel Yul’evich Niron (1923-1942); Mikhail Efimovich Kugel (1923-1983); Yakov Moiseevich Polischuk (b.1923) and; Rafael Yakovlevich Gorenstein (b.1923). Series II contains similar information on specific students, but to a lesser degree. It also contains information on specific teachers at School No. 77 in Kiev who suffered during the Soviet Purges of 1937-1938.
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