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Oral history interview with Adam Szumer

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

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    Oral history interview with Adam Szumer


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Adam Szumer
    Mrs. Kayla Szumer
    interview:  1990 March 29
    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.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Szumer, Adam, 1930-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Adam Szumer on March 29, 1990 for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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