Russell Kowalyshyn papers

Identifier
irn500421
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • irn500421
  • 1995.A.0232
Dates
1 Jan 1933 - 31 Dec 1994
Level of Description
Item
Languages
  • German
  • English
Source
EHRI Partner

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12

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Biographical History

Russell Kowalyshyn (1918-1988) was born in Northampton, Pennsylvania to Anna and Stephen Kowalyshyn. He was attached to the 7th U.S. Army during World War II, served with a unit that escorted official visitors through Dachau after its liberation, and was posted to Stuttgart for a year to assist with denazification and the establishment of local civil government. Following the war, he practiced law and served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Acquisition

Funding Note: The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

Stephen Kowalyshyn donated the Russell Kowalyshyn papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1994.

System of Arrangement

The papers are arranged as five series: I. Biographical materials, 1945, 1988, II. Letterhead, approximately 1933-1945, III. Printed materials, 1934-1994, IV. Signatures by Hitler and von Hindenburg, 1933, 1938, V. Speech and report, 1935, 1945

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