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Jorek Blocher papers

Document | Accession Number: 1988.92.3

The Jorek Blocher papers include Blocher’s personal narrative and a newspaper clipping about the narrative. The personal narrative is handwritten in Yiddish and describes Blocher’s wartime experiences in his hometown in Michaliszki, Poland (now Michališki, Belarus) and being hidden by the Dąbrowski family in an isolated cottage near Wilno, Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania). The diary includes four photographs of Jorek Blocher, Konstantyn and Elena Dąbrowski, and the Szapiro and Zilber families. The newspaper clipping is a 1963 article in Yiddish by Y. Schmulowits from the Forward and describes Blocher’s life and his personal narrative.

inclusive:  circa 1945-1963
2 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jorek Blocher
Record last modified: 2023-02-28 13:52:06
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