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Oral history interview with Laura Gruenbaum

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.51 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0051

Laura Gruenbaum (née Ellenbogen), born in 1911 in Rozwadów, Poland, discusses her brother Abraham Ellenbogen and her sister Hanna Ellenbogen; the family’s six-room house built outside of Rozwadów about two years before World War I; Abraham’s education in Czechowice and Krakow; his move to Prague to attend medical school; his return to Poland to attend law school in Krakow; his thriving general law practice at the family home outside of Rozwadów for two years before the Germans invaded Poland; Hanna and Abraham’s travel to Russian-controlled Lvov (L'viv, Ukraine) after the German invasion of Poland; her family’s eviction from their house by the Germans; finding her siblings in Lvov where they lived together until she and her parents were sent to Russia; being separated from Abraham and Hanna; and her attempt after the war to find out what happened to Abraham.

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Laura Gruenbaum
Anthony Young
interview:  1992 January 18
creation: Silver Spring (Md.)
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Record last modified: 2021-08-13 12:32:01
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