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Alexander Shatton collection

Document | Accession Number: 2011.197.1

The Alexander Shatton collection consists of several articles written by Alexander Shatton. The collection 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
inclusive:  1940-1946
Language
English
Yiddish
Extent
1 folder
 
Record last modified: 2021-11-10 13:02:53
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