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Oral history interview with Simeon Yakovich Popick

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1119 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1119

Simeon Popick discusses his childhood in Cernauti, Romania (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine); his religious upbringing and education; the antisemitism he experienced and witnessed; the Soviet invasion of Romania in 1940; his family's deportation to Yampol; the conditions on the forced march to Yampol; their arrival at the ghetto in Yampol; the conditions in the ghetto; the work he performed; the antisemitism in the community surrounding the ghetto; the fates of other family members.

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Interviewee
Simeon Y. Popick
Interviewer
Elena Shulman
Date
interview:  1993 November 19
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:37:26
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