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Oral history interview with Waclaw Białowarczuk

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.44 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0044

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Waclaw Białowarczuk (also spelled Białowarczyk), born in Ciechanowiec, Poland in 1913, discusses being a member of the intelligentsia in Tykocin, Poland; prewar relations between Jews and Christians; the outbreak of war; young Jewish people welcoming the Soviets; conditions during the Soviet occupation; Polish citizens deported to Siberia; the arrival of the German Army; being employed as an accountant for the German administration; the increase in his workload when deportations began; organizing an auction of Jewish property; providing funds and information to the underground; rescuing a Jewish girl who survived the war; her postwar life; and being awarded as Righteous among the Nations.

Interviewee
Waclaw Białowarczuk
Date
1998 November 09  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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