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Borowski family papers

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    The collection includes correspondence, type-written copies, concerning the plight of Szloma Borowski, his wife, Janet and daughter Helen who survived the Holocaust in Poland and Lithuania. Included are letters exchanged between Maurice Borofsky, Senator Leverett Saltonstall, US Polish ambassador Arthur Bliss, and diplomats Edmund Dorsz, Reginal Kazanjian and G. J. Haering. The letters discuss efforts to get the Borowski family out of the displaced persons camp in Walbrzych, Poland and date between 1946 and 1947. Also included is a translation of Janet’s account of fleeing Nazi-occupied Poland in 1939 to Lithuania and in 1941, fleeing Nazi-occupation again and going into hiding, giving birth in hiding, and having her child taken until liberation.
    inclusive:  1946-1953
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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Charlotte Lastnik

    Physical Details

    1 folder

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    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2013 by Ms. Charlotte Lastnik
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