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Oral history interview with Sylvia Murawski

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.96 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0096

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    Oral history interview with Sylvia Murawski


    Interview Summary
    Sylvia Murawski, born July 10, 1928, describes growing up in Warsaw, Poland with her well-known and well-to-do, assimilated parents; the bombardment of Warsaw in September 1939; the beginning of deportations to the ghetto; moving with her family into the ghetto; the term “szmugiel” (smuggling between the Aryan population of Warsaw and the Jews in the ghetto); leaving the ghetto on August 16, 1942; living in hiding with her parents for two years in Milanowek with the Sokolowski family; the emotional effect of living in hiding for so long; and how she eventual finished school, completed a law degree, and got married.
    Sylvia Murawski
    interview:  1992 June 05

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Murawski, Sylvia, 1928-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project conducted the interview with Sylvia Murawski in Annandale, VA on June 5, 1992.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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