Bolstok, Helen (Hela), 1925-2009
Helen Bolstosk was a holocaust survivor (Lodz Ghetto, Bergen-Belsen, Auschwitz). Hela and her husband Szlama, immigrated to the US in 1949 and became naturalized in Denver, 1950. They shortened their name from Bialostocki or Bialostocka to Bolstok.
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Overview Oral history covers their experiences as Polish children pre-war, Helen in Lodz Ghetto, her deportation to Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen camps and the Farben Factory. Szlama’s experiences in ghettos, camps, forced labor and displaced person's camp. Immigration to Denver in 1950.Adjusting to life in America.