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Sonja Alaimo collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 2017.190.1

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    Description
    Contains a manuscript, unpublished, written by Sonja Alaimo, describing her experiences fleeing Novi Sad in Yugoslavia and being interned on the island of Korcula under Italian occupation. Born Sofia Backman in 1927 to Jakob and Maria Backman, Sonia and her mother fled to Korcula in 1941. Sonia’s father, Jakob, was interned until late 1941 and then also came to Korcula. In 1943, they were then sent to Italy where the family remained until they came to New York in 1947.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sonja Alaimo

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder

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    The donor, source institution, or a third party has asserted copyright over some or all of these material(s). The Museum does not own the copyright for the material and does not have authority to authorize use. For permission, please contact the rights holder(s).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Yugoslavia.

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Sonja Alaimo.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:30:34
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