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Oral history interview with Yaraslaw Klymowsky

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.45 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0045

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Yaraslaw Klymowsky, born ca. 1907 in western Ukraine, describes his childhood and family; being raised in the Catholic tradition; playing with Jewish children as a child; leaving Ternopil in 1932 to get involved with theater; the arrival of the Germans in his town around 1942; being in Leview (possibly L'viv) during the war; he and his wife hiding a Jewish family (the Greenbergs) in his home; doing what he could to help anyone who needed aid during the war; his second wife’s rescue efforts during the war; and immigrating to the United States after the war.

Interviewee
Yaraslaw Klymowsky
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 February 25  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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