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"Memories of a Vanished World"

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.A.0012 | RG Number: RG-02.072.01

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    Contains information about Joseph Soski's childhood in Busko and Krakow, Poland; German occupation of Krakow; increasing restrictions of Jews; donor's escape to the Soviet-occupied zone of Poland; life in the Czestochowa ghetto; forced labor; deportation to Buchenwald, then to Dora-Mittelbau; evacuation from Dora-Mittelbau; liberation; displaced persons camp; emigration to the United States; and a new life in the United States.
    Collection Creator
    Joseph Soski
    Joseph Soski (born Yosef Lajb Sosk) was born in Mlawa, Poland, in 1920. He was a survivor of the Buchenwald and Dora-Mittelbau concentration camps. After the war he immigrated to the United States.

    Physical Details

    English Yiddish
    2 folders

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Soski, Joseph.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Joseph Soski
    The donated volume incudes both typescript and photocopied text, as well as photocopies of additional materials that were gathered by the donor from various sources including publications, photographs, a diagram, and a passenger ticket. These materials were incorporated into the text. Donor gave a copy to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Department ca. Nov. 1992, and that department passed it on to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives shortly thereafter.
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