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Michael Kolanik papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.0918

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    The Michael Kolanik papers document Kolanik's unsuccessful efforts to receive compensation or recognition from the German, Polish, and American governments for the time his father, Michael Kolanik, Sr., spent in Nazi labor camps in Germany during World War II.
    inclusive:  1991-1995
    Collection Creator
    Michael Kolanik Jr.
    Michael Kolanik, Jr., (1948-2004) was the son of Michael Kolanik, Sr., (1913-1992), who was born in Pennsylvania but taken to Poland by his Polish-born mother and uncle in 1921. During the German occupation of Poland, he was forced into labor service on farms and in factories in Germany.

    Physical Details

    English Polish German
    3 folders
    System of Arrangement
    The Michael Kolanik papers are arranged in two series: I. Photocopies of correspondence and clippings [1991-1995], 1995, and II. Photocopies of documentation [1940-1950], 1995

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    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Michael Kolanik donated his papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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