A turbulent time: memories of my early childhood from Warsaw to Vancouver

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Resource TypeDocuments
Date of CreationDecember 2017
GenrePublications & Ephemera
Location in CollectionIza Laponce collection
Extent & Medium1 memoir : .docx ; 178 pages
Scope & ContentItem is part one of the memoir of Iza Laponce. Memoir covers the period of her childhood in Warsaw in the 1940s, her life hiding with false papers, movements through underground passages in Warsaw, life as a refugee in Milanówek, her move to Nowa Huta after the war, her adoption, emigration from Poland and voyage through New York and Montreal to Vancouver in 1949. Laponce also writes about the fates of family members and friends who cared for her while in Poland.
Statement of ResponsibilityIza Laponce