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Borowski family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.62.1

Correspondence, type-written copies of the time period, in English, 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, [donor’s uncle] Senator Leverett Saltonstall, US Polish ambassador Arthur Bliss, diplomats Edmund Dorsz, Reginal Kazanjian and G. J. Haering. 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 1946 translated transcript of Janet’s eyewitness 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.

Date
1946-1953
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Charlotte Lastnik
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Record last modified: 2018-09-21 13:16:12
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