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Francois Szulman

Object | Accession Number: 2004.710.2 a-b

Book about the work of the artist Francois Szulman published in France in 1988. Francois live with hs mother in the working class arrondisement of Belleville in Paris. Germany invaded France in May 1940, and in June, Fracee capitulated. By 1942, theGermans sought to remove all Jews from Paris. Francois, age 11, and his mother were arrested in July that year during the Vel d'Hiv roundups, but released because his father, a French soldier, was a prisoner of war. They went into hiding, but his mother died in December 1943 because she could not get medical care. Paris was liberated by US troops on August 25, 1944. Francois was able to return to school, and develop his gift for drawing.

publication/distribution:  1988
publication: Paris (France)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:11:57
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