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Oral history interview with Sylvia Murawski

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

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.


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Interviewee
Sylvia Murawski
Date
interview:  1992 June 05
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-24 14:47:03
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