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Oral history interview with Boleslaw Brodecki

Oral History | Accession Number: 2003.206 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0070

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Boleslaw Brodecki discusses his experience as a prisoner in Mauthausen; his time in Czechoslovakia after his liberation from Theresienstadt; living in a resettlement camp in Landsberg, Germany; working as a policemen; meeting his wife and starting a family; immigrating to the United States; segregation and civil rights in the United States; moving to Richmond, Virginia; working in a tobacco factory; becoming an American citizen; working for Circuit City; the American Jewish Club; antisemitism in the United States; Zionism and his views on Israel; speaking publicly about his experiences during the Holocaust; how the memory of his experiences during the Holocaust has affected his daily life; and his views on contemporary acts of genocide.

Interviewee
Boleslaw Brodecki
Interviewer
Neenah Ellis
Date
2003 July 26  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:55:16
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