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Memoires pour mes petit-enfants

Document | Accession Number: 1992.A.0074 | RG Number: RG-02.052

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.

SubTitle
Memoirs for my grandchildren
Date
1985 July
Extent
25 linear in..
1 microfiche.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-13 12:52:51
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