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Oral history interview with Sara Shapiro

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.238 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0518

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Sara Shapiro (née Goralnik) discusses her childhood in Korets before the war; being expelled from school because she was Jewish; witnessing a progrom in 1942 when she was still a child and then moving to her town’s small ghetto; running away from the ghetto and finding a house in which to work as a maid; returning to Korets after the war to discover that most of her family had died but then meeting her husband; going to a displaced persons camp in Germany; and eventually immigrating to Detroit, Michigan in 1949.

Interviewee
Sara Shapiro
Interviewer
Sidney M. Bolkosky
Date
2007 July 06  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
Interview funded by a grant from Katharine M. and Leo S. Ullman.
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