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Document Details


Title: Max Pogorelsky
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of California, San Diego. UCSD Libraries. Catalog
Collection: Why I Left the Old Country and What I Achieved in the U.S.
Description: For this work, the author received an award from YIVO (Yiddish Scientific Institute) in a competition of several years ago, on the theme below. The document is an important one in that it contains source material toward a history of Jews of this era.
URL: http://library.ucsd.edu/~elliot/MaxPogorelskyAutobiography.htm
Original Language: English
Speaker: Pogorelsky, Max
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Bialystok, Bialystok Voivodship, Poland; Bialystok voivodship, Poland; Poland; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Café owner; Cutter; Factory employee; Weaver
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Holocaust, 1938-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Europe; North America; Poland; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Autobiographies; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Jewish families; Jews, Soviet; Jews--Europe, Eastern; Jews--Social life and customs; Jews--Societies, etc.; North America; Pogroms--Russia; Poland; Russia; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0032881-35975