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Roman Blit

Title: Roman Blit
Inclusive Dates: 1941-1961
ID: RG 1476
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Born on November 26, 1906 in Poland. Left Warsaw after the German occupation of Poland in 1939. Served as conduit between the Warsaw ghetto and the outside world. Came to New York via Russia and Lithuania in April 1941. Was a liaison between the PPS group in New York and the Bund offices, and later, between the Bund in Communist Poland, and New York and London. Worked for many years for the ILGWU. Was the brother of Lucjan Blit, who became a Polish Socialist exile in London. Died in New York on April 23, 1999.
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Inventory, English, 2 pp., typed
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Acquisition Note: Transferred from the Bund Archives of the Jewish Labor Movement to YIVO, 1992
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
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