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William Horn memoir

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2003.226

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    Overview

    Description
    The collection consists of a personal narrative by William Horn regarding the persecution of the Jews of Radom, Poland.
    Date
    creation:  1991
    Collection Creator
    William Horn
    Biography
    William Horn was born Wolf Horn in Radom, Poland, to Cheil Shai-ya and Shein-del Ethel Horn. He had five siblings and his father was a Hebrew teacher. He was a forced-laborer in several work camps and was deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau in July 1943. In February 1945 he was sent to Dachau where he was liberated. In 1946 he immigrated to the United States. His brother was the only other surviving member of his immediate family.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    1 folder

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Radom (Radom, Poland)
    Personal Name
    Horn, William.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    In Sep. 2003, William Kurstin, trustee of Hilda Horn Estate donated a copy of William Horn's memoir to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:20:46
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