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Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- Interviews

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Dr. Mitchel Cegielski, Interview Date: 1977 April 4, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au028
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Dr. Mitchel Cegielski was conducted by Andrew S. Fidler on April 4, 1977. Dr. Cegielski was a Polish physician who emigrated to the United States from Poland with his family in the 1950s and eventually settled in Omaha, Nebraska. In the interview Dr. Cegielski talked about his life and experiences while living in Poland during World War II. In particular, Cegielski compared German and Russian-occupied Poland. Dr. Cegielski also discussed his experiences after...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 April 4; Date Digitized: 1/25/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with George Kielak, Interview Date: 1978 February 19, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au044
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The oral history interview of George Kielak about his experiences in Poland during World War II was conducted by Andrew S. Fidler on February 19, 1978. In the interview Kielak shared his experiences fighting on the Polish side during World War II and as a prisoner of war. Kielak was a Boy Scout before Germany invaded Poland and became part of the Polish underground and also attended underground school. Kielak also discussed his journey to the United States as an immigrant after the war.

Dates: Interview Date: 1978 February 19; Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Roman Pulcelik, Interview Date: 1977 April 7, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au086
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Roman Pulcelik covers his time living in Poland, fighting in World War II, and surviving imprisonment as a prisoner of war. The interview was conducted by Andrew S. Fidler on April 7, 1977. Pulcelik attended the Polish military academy and fought with the partisan forces after Germany invaded and occupied Poland. In the interview Pulcelik shared his experiences of the atrocities that occurred during World War II and as a survivor of the camps. Pulcelik talked...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 April 7; Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Stanley Fidler, Interview Date: 1977 April 12, Date Digitized: 2/2/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au007
Scope and Contents UNO student Andrew Fidler interviewed his father Stanley Fidler on April 12, 1977 about his life before, during, and after World War II. Stanley Fidler was a Polish citizen who was removed to a forced labor camp where he worked in two different coal mines and then later was sent to a concentration camp at the end of WWII. Fidler spoke about his life in Poland before the war, how he was imprisoned in the camps, his eventual freedom, and immigration to the United States. The Fidlers settled in...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 April 12; Date Digitized: 2/2/2017