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Memoires pour mes petit-enfants

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0074 | RG Number: RG-02.052

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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. 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 antisemitism 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.
    Memoirs for my grandchildren
    creation:  1985 July
    Collection Creator
    Sandor (Alexandre) Bokshorn
    Sandor (Alexandre) Bokshorn was born in Budapest, Hungary, on 4 Jan. 1912. After being educated in economics, he joined the family furrier business in Budapest. He was forced into slave labor by the Germans and was later forced to go to the Ukraine after liberation by the Red Army. He was permitted to return to Budapest in Oct. 1945. In 1957 Bokshorn fled with his family to France.

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    Holder of Originals
    Annick Boico
    The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by Annick Boico in 1991.
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