Memoires pour mes petit-enfants
- Memoirs for my grandchildren
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Consists of a copy of a 47-page French-language typescript entitled "Memoires pour mes petit-enfants (Memoirs for My Grandchildren)" by Sandor (Alexandre) Bokshorn (donor's father). The memoir, which is dated July 1985, describes the author's early life in Hungary. He attended school at the Sorbonne then entered his family's furrier business. He describes increasing anti-Semitism in Hungary beginning in the mid-1930s, slave labor, deportations, Soviet liberation, deportation to the Ukraine, and life in postwar communist Hungary until the 1956 revolt and his escape to France in the following year. The memoir includes photocopies of photographs showing family members, classmates, and fellow slave laborers.
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