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Collection Abraham April Family Papers
Object Name Collection
Catalog Number RG-193
Dates of Creation 2016
Extent of Description 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
Creator Renee Smith
Admin/Biographical History Abraham April was born in Przec?aw, Poland. He was the youngest of three brothers and seven sisters. During World War II, Abraham was sent to several concentration camps, and survived several death marches. While imprisoned, he helped to hide his young nieces with local families, aiding in their survival. Abraham was liberated from Dachau, and stayed with a local family while regaining his health. After the war, he immigrated to the States in June 1949, joining his four sisters who had previously immigrated.
Copyrights No restrictions on use.
Language of Material English
Scope & Content The Abraham Family Papers consist of a biography about Abraham that was written by one of his nieces who he helped hide during the Holocaust. This biography provides personal memories of Abraham, as well an overview of his experiences before, during, and immediately after the Holocaust.
Subjects Przeclaw, Poland
Mielec, Poland
Dachau (concentration camp)
Containers 1