Oral history interview with Leizor Kalowski and Sonia Kalowski
Leizor Kalowski (born on June 15, 1916 in Lodz, Poland) and Sonia Kalowski (born on July 22, 1919 [possibly 1916] in Lodz, Poland), discuss their marriage in 1939 after the Germans invaded Poland; surviving the Lodz ghetto; having a child; leaving Poland in the fall of 1945; journeying through Czechoslovakia and Austria into West Germany where the US Army placed them in the Bensheim displaced persons camp; immigrating to the United States in 1951 with the support of HIAS; settling in Providence, RI; their work supporting the family; having another son in 1955; retiring in 1981; and their children and grandchildren.
Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
- Leizor Kalowski
- Nathan Kalowski
4 digital files : wmv.
- Credit Line
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Nathan Kalowski
Record last modified: 2020-10-07 13:38:27
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