Leib Koniuchowsky
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Brief Description: 1700 pages of testimonies, written down in continuous narrative, but geographically organized. The testimonies were taken by Koniuchowsky followed WWII, from about two hundred survivors from over 170 localities in Lithuania. The localities fall within the 1941 boundaries of Lithuania-Kovno and the district of Vilna, except Swiencian, are not included. The text, which is in Yiddish typescript form, is arranged by geographic district. There is a full English translation in typescript form, by Jonathan Boyarin. Many testimonies have photographs of the witnesses. There are also letters to Koniuchowsky from Yitzhak Arad, Philip Friedman, Jacob Lestchinsky, Yudl Mark and others. Additional photographs include Koniuchowsky family photographs and a photo of the first conference of surviving Lithuanian Jews in Germany
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YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 1390/RG 1390
Created by: Koniuchowsky, Leib (1909-)
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 12/01/1995.
Subject Index
Displaced Persons and DP Camps
Ghettos, Holocaust
Holocaust and Aftermath
Survivors, Holocaust
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Papers
Finding Aid Revisions: 1995/12/06 ; 1999/03/24 ; GB, yat
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