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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Bak, Samuel
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak 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. Bak, originally from what is now Lithuania, was a child in the Vilna ghetto who later survived in hiding. Now a well known painter, Bak discusses emotions associated with the Holocaust through the lens of his artistic career and presents a slideshow of paintings and photographs. He also answers audience questions.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Samuel Bak. 2014
Alternative Title
Samuel Bak : 2014
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Bak, Samuel (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
2014
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
born digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak 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. Bak, originally from what is now Lithuania, was a child in the Vilna ghetto who later survived in hiding. Now a well known painter, Bak discusses emotions associated with the Holocaust through the lens of his artistic career and presents a slideshow of paintings and photographs. He also answers audience questions.
Notes
"2014 Holocaust Awareness Week"
Samuel Bak's lecture, "An artist's self-portrait in words" was given March 19, 2014.
Related item
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee records (A67)
Holocaust awareness series. Backstrom Holocaust survivors speakers series ; 2014
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Jewish ghettos
Israel
Vilnius (Lithuania)
Landsberg am Lech (Germany)
Sutzkever, Abraham, 1913-2010
Bak, Samuel
child survivor
Identifier
TLC_0182
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Samuel Bak, Location 89/4
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