Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Paula Kornblum Popowski

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Title:
Jewish Heritage Collection: Oral history interview with Paula Kornblum Popowski
Interviewer:
Grossman, Michael Samuel
Interviewee:
Popowski, Paula Kornblum, 1923-
Date:
1997-05-12
Description:
In 1942, Paula Kornblum and her sister Hannah escaped the mass murder of Jews in their home town of Kaluszyn, Poland, at the hands of the Nazis. Assuming false identities, the two lived and worked in Cz?stochowa, Poland, until the Russian liberation. Paula describes returning to Kaluszyn after the war, living in a Displaced Persons camp, and the emigration process. She married Henry Popowski, also of Kaluszyn, and they and their first-born son immigrated to Charleston, South Carolina, with the help of their landsmen.
Collection:
Jewish Heritage Collection Oral Histories
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Oral Histories
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Popowski, Paula Kornblum, 1923- -- Interviews
Topical Subject:
Jews -- South Carolina -- Interviews, Jews -- Poland -- Kaluszyn -- Social life and customs, Jews -- Poland -- Kaluszyn -- History, World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Kaluszyn, World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Warsaw, World War, 1939-1945 -- Poland -- Czestochowa, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives, Jewish, Holocaust survivors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History, Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -– History, Refugee camps -- Germany –- Berlin
Geographic Subject:
Lowcountry
Shelving Locator:
MSS 1035-148
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
application/pdf, audio/mpeg
Digitization Specifications:
Mp3 derivative audio created with Audacity software. Archival masters are wav files.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital resource copyright 2011, The College of Charleston. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.