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"Memoirs of my Life"

Document | Accession Number: 2012.395.1

Consists of a photocopy of one typed memoir, 65 pages, entitled "Memoirs of my Life" by Louis Suskin. In the memoir, Suskin describes his childhood in Belgium and the Netherlands, his apprenticeship in the diamond trade in Antwerp, his marriage to Sonia Schwerner and his family's escape from Belgium to southern France in 1940 and their immigration to Cuba, experiences in Cuba during the war years, their life in New York following the war, Suskin's return to Belgium to adopt his niece, Raymonde, the growth of the Suskins two children, the family's immigration to Israel and return to New York, and Suskins work in the diamond business in the United States, including his work importing diamonds from the Belgian Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo).

inclusive:  1988
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Philip Pressel
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 17:51:46
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