Diary; Labor camps; World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives; Poland - Social conditions - 1918-1945
This work is a digitized version of the handwritten diary of Elzbieta Pawlicka-Frankowska.It was written in Polish. It chronicles her family's exile from Poland during World War II and their move to labor camps in the Siberia. Elzbieta's father was killed when the Soviets invaded Poland. Her mother and siblings were forced to move to the North Ural area and work in a labor camp . Recorded in the diary are events that happened in the labor camp; stories of survival and hardships that the family faced; and later, a telling of how the family was moved to varioius locations and where came to settle at the end of the interment. (In her adult years, Elzbieta Pawlicka-Frankowska, known in the United States as Elizabeth Pawlicki-Frankowski or Elizabeth Frankowski, has been a longtime resident of Toledo, Ohio.) The diary has been translated to English under the title "Tears of faith."
Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-
Pawlicka-Frankowska, Elzbieta, 1926-, “Pamietnik,” Toledo Lucas County Public Library, accessed October 30, 2020, https://tlcplfrankowski.omeka.net/items/show/1.