Oral History Interview with Szlama and Helen Bolstok, 1982 January 20
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.
- 1982 January 20
- Bolstok, Helen (Hela), 1925-2009 (Interviewee, Person)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Items are predominantly in English, but recordings feature some Yiddish and Hebrew.
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3 Cassettes (3 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.
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