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Marcel Rowen collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.A.0427.1

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    Description
    Contains memoir, copyrighted 1990, entitled "The Gates of Heaven," detailing the experiences of Marcel Rowen (formerly named Marzel Rauchwerk) in prewar Leipzig (Germany); after his expulsion, along with his father and grandfather, to Poland in October 1938 because they held Polish passports; in Tarnów (Poland) before the German occupation and later in the Tarnów ghetto; in Auschwitz, Sachsenhausen and Dachau concentration camps; in Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp after liberation by the Americans; and after his emigration to the United States; and a cassette recording of a 12-minute presentation he gave on the Holocaust at his synagogue in 1992.
    Date
    1990-1992

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 sound recording.
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Memoir transferred from Library to the Archives in August 1994. Donor sent cassette to Oral History Department in 1992 which transferred it to the Archives; date of transfer is unknown. Archives Donor Agreements for both items signed Apr. 24, 1995.
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    2023-02-24 13:58:56
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