Isaac and Masha Chomski papers
The collection contains materials assembled by Isaac and Masha Chomski before, during, and after World War II. The materials primarily deal with the Chomskis' efforts in evacuating 111 children from occupied France in conjunction with the US Committee for the Care of European Children (USCOM). The Chomskis chaperoned the first USCOM transport that evacuated children on the S.S. Mouzinho, which brought them to the United States in June 1941. Also includes oral history audio tapes of both Isaac and Masha Chomski detailing Jewish ghetto and shtetel life during the intewar period, as well as their escape from France.
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