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Oral history interview with Israel I. Weinbaum

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.41 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0041

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Israel Isidor Weinbaum (also known as Israel Wine), born September 16, 1912 in Nowy Korczyn, Poland, describes his family’s background, including his ancestor Elimelech of Lizhensk; his childhood and education; working in the textile industry beginning at the age of 17; getting married February 6, 1936; the births of his sons in 1938 and 1950; being hidden during the war in a bunker by Polish friends in Leka, Poland; life in the bunker; being liberated by the Russians January 14, 1945; leaving Poland in September 16, 1945; staying in a displaced persons camp for two months; living clandestinely in Paris, France for three and a half years; immigrating to Australia in June 1949; living in Kingsford (suburb of Sydney); his company, Wine’s Knitting Co.; and retiring in 1975.

Interviewee
Israel I. Weinbaum
Date
1982 December 08-1983 August 17  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
10 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:24
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