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Jan Gorecki papers

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2014.354.1

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    Description
    The Jan Gorecki papers consist of four identification cards documenting Jan Gorecki’s status as a stateless conscripted Polish laborer in Germany, former prisoner of war, member of the Polish Combatants Association, and member of Catholic Caritas for Poles in the British Zone. The papers also include an International Refugee Organization processing card and a World Health Organization vaccination certificate for Gorecki’s son, Stanislaw.
    Date
    inclusive:  1941-1950
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Stan Gorecki.
    Collection Creator
    Jan Gorecki
    Biography
    Jan Gorecki was born in 1912 in Borucin, Poland (Kujawsko-Pomeranian). He and his wife, Zofia Radzinksa (b. 1923), were Polish Catholics, and Jan was a conscripted laborer in Nazi Germany. Their son Stanislaw (Stanley) was born in 1944 in Braunschweig, Germany. The family immigrated to the United States in 1950.

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Jan Gorecki papers are arranged as a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Stan Gorecki.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 13:43:17
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