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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Altman, Hersch
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Hersch Altman discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Altman, originally from Poland, spent time in a ghetto and hid in the woods with partisans, and was the only one in his family to survive. He also gives an overview of the Holocaust and speaks about his impetus for sharing this history and the challenges of doing so.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Hersch Altman. 1993
Alternative Title
Hersch Altman : 1993
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Altman, Hersch (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
1993
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Hersch Altman discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Altman, originally from Poland, spent time in a ghetto and hid in the woods with partisans, and was the only one in his family to survive. He also gives an overview of the Holocaust and speaks about his impetus for sharing this history and the challenges of doing so.
Notes
Part of lecture series, "Holocaust Awareness Committee: a time to bear witness."
Related item
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee records (A67)
Holocaust awareness series. Backstrom Holocaust survivors speakers series ; 1993
Subjects and keywords
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
Jewish ghettos
Ukraine
Poland
Altman, Hersch
ghetto
partisans
child survivor
Identifier
0040
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Erika Katz, Elizabeth Wyka, Hersch Altman, Location 89/4
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