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Alexander Shatton collection

Document | Accession Number: 2011.197.1

Contains several articles written by Alexander Shatton. Includes an article entitled "The Journey of the Szatensztejn Family from Poland to the United States, 1939-1940," which describes the then-teenaged Alexander's journey with his family from Warsaw to Vilna, through the Soviet Union, and then the trip from Japan to Hawaii to the United States; the article was written approximately six months after the family arrived in New York City. Also includes an article entitled "Report of a Four Day Visit to Poland," written by Alexander Shatton on November 26, 1945, when, as a soldier, he accompanied a United States Army convoy as a translator, and gives his impressions of immediate post-war Poland. The collection also includes an article describing Mr. Shatton's impressions of Jewish life in post-war Europe, including his visit to a concentration camp, a displaced persons camp, and travels throughout Europe, as well as an article entitled "My Experiences and Observations as a Jew in World War II."

Date
1940-1946
Language
English
Extent
1 folder
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Record last modified: 2018-09-10 17:23:25
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