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Oral history interview with Elias Piorko

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0118 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0022

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Elias Piorko, born on May 15, 1919, discusses his childhood in Zambrów, Poland; his life in a kibbutz near Slonim, Poland (now Belarus); his experiences with forced labor in Russia; being in four different camps; his travels through Europe on the way to Italy after World War II; and his life in the United States after 1950.

Interviewee
Elias Piorko
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1996 March 17  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:46:01
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