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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Appelfield, Janet
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Janet Appelfield discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Appelfield, who was a young child living in Poland when the war began, was hidden by a Polish woman and later by her cousin who received Polish papers. When her cousin was arrested by the Gestapo, Appelfield was taken in by a another Polish family and lived on their farm, and was reunited her father after the war. She also speaks about postwar Polish anti-Semitism.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Janet Appelfield. 1993
Alternative Title
Janet Appelfield : 1993
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Appelfield, Janet (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
1993
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Janet Appelfield discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Appelfield, who was a young child living in Poland when the war began, was hidden by a Polish woman and later by her cousin who received Polish papers. When her cousin was arrested by the Gestapo, Appelfield was taken in by a another Polish family and lived on their farm, and was reunited her father after the war. She also speaks about postwar Polish anti-Semitism.
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
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Jewish ghettos
Russia
Kraków (Poland)
Appelfield, Janet
child survivor
Identifier
TLC_0041
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Janet Appelfield, Location 89/4
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