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Drozdowicz and Gorodecki family papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.388.1

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    Contains correspondence, photographs, typescript memoirs, and a songbook, related to the experiences of the family of Adam (Gutgisser) Drozdowicz and his wife, Krystyna (nee Gorodecka) Drozdowicza. Includes various versions--in Yiddish, Polish, and English--of memoir from Chana Gorodecka entitled "Chana: Memoir of a Polish Jewess," describing experiences in Janow (Pinsk) and Warsaw under the Soviet and German occupation during World War II; and memoir fragments from her daughter Krystyna (Cypa) Drozdowicza, and the latter's husband, Dr. Adam (Gutgisser) Drozdowicz. Includes descriptions of pre-war life in Pinsk, occupation of Poland in 1939, move to Warsaw, and subsequent life in Warsaw Ghetto and resistance activities there.
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Rachel and Leah Drozdowicz

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    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2011 by Leah Drozdowicz.
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