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Parakowski family collection

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    Description
    Photographs, documents, and correspondence from before, during and after WWII relating to the experiences of Jadwiga Wolinska (b. October 6, 1919 in Blizyn) and her husband Bronislaw Parakowski (b. October 29, 1914 in Niedrzwica Duza), both Roman Catholics who were taken to Germany as forced laborers in Leipzig, she in the HASAG factory and he in the Mansfeld machine works. Bronislaw had previously been posted in Sarny as a member of the KOP (Korpus Ochrony Pogranicza [Border Defense Corps]), captured near Tarnów, taken to Łódź and then Stalag IV-G (Oschatz) and later Wilhelmsdorf Thuringia. Includes documents about their POW status and their time in Liege, Belgium, Darmstadt, Wildflecken and Edelsbach DP camps; as well as immigration and naturalization documents and postwar correspondence about compensation and pension programs for former forced laborers.
    Date
    inclusive:  1941-1990
    undated: 
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ursula Parakowski Zeltner

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish German English
    Genre/Form
    Photographs. Letters.
    Extent
    1 folder

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    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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    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Ursula Parakowski Zeltner.
    Record last modified:
    2024-01-25 11:46:50
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