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Oral History Interview with Solomon Schindel, 1982 December 25

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00009


Oral history covers growing up in Poland, father sold baskets and mother died when he was six. Pre-war life in Poland and his experience during the war and in concentration camps. Life after the war. Immigrated to US in 1949 through New York, shortened name from Schindelheim to Schindel. Lived in Chicago and then Denver.


  • 1982 December 25


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2 Cassettes (2 sound tape cassettes)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: RMJHS Oral Histories comprises audio and video cassettes of oral history interviews recorded by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society. The recordings document Jewish history and culture in Colorado in the 19th and 20th century. The men and women interviewed for this collection are descendants of early Jewish pioneers in Colorado or were Jewish newcomers to the region at the beginning of the 20th century. Most of the interviewees were born between 1886 and 1927 and died in the 20th century. Many of them were founders and/or leaders of Jewish organizations, religious groups, medical and social centers, schools, and businesses in Colorado.


Digitized other analog


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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