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Oral history interview with Adam Szumer

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.183 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0183

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Adam Szumer born on January 27, 1930 in Jaslo, Poland describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and the Nazi invasion; moving to Stanislawow and living under Russian occupation; leaving Stanislawow to move to Drohobycz, Ukraine; witnessing the occupation of Drohobycz; the establishment of the Drohobycz ghetto; acquiring false papers; traveling via train to seek refuge and avoid being captured; working in an oil refinery; the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1947.

Interviewee
Adam Szumer
Interviewer
Mrs. Kayla Szumer
Date
1990 March 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette.
Credit Line
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.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:07:33
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