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Oral History Interview with Miriam Miklin, 1984 October 10

 Item
Identifier: B098.16.0012.00016

Overview

Interview covers life experiences from before WWII in Poland and through her entire experience in the Holocaust. Miriam and her two sisters were the only surviving members of their family. After the war they tried to go home, stopping at a town 30km away and sensing the hostility toward them they left. Later the same evening there was a pogrom where 60 young Jewish survivors were murdered. They were too afraid to go home after that and left for Czech.

Dates

  • 1984 October 10

Creator

Language of Materials

Mostly English and some Yiddish

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Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 Cassettes (1 sound tape cassette)

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 analog cassette

Digitized analog cassette

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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