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Oral history interview with Alexander Roslan and Amelia Roslan

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.74 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0074

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    Oral history interview with Alexander Roslan and Amelia Roslan


    Interview Summary
    Alexander Roslan (born on November 7, 1909) and Amelia Roslan (born on January 6, 1907) describe growing up in a small village near Bialystok, Poland; Amelia’s parents who spoke Hebrew; the farm that Alexander’s family ran until the war started; getting married in 1928 and having their first child in 1931; hiding a boy named Jacob in their house; Alexander’s arrest for helping Jews and his escape from the prison; and their experiences at the end of the war.
    Amelia Roslan
    Alexander Roslan
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1988 June 09

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    Oral histories.
    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Alexander and Amelia Roslan on June 9, 1988 for their book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," Holmes & Meier, 1992, as well as their documentary film "They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch received the tapes of the interviews from Malka Drucker and Gay Block in March 1989.
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