Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Simon Goldman - June 6, 2003


[The following is an interview with Mr. Simon Goldman] at his home in West Bloomfield, Michigan on the morning of June 6, 2003. The interviewer is Sidney Bolkosky.

Could you tell me your name please and where you're from?

My name is Simon Goldman and I'm from Łódź, Poland.

Could you tell me a little bit about your life before the war in Łódź?

Yes, I could, what of I can remember. And uh, what would you like to know?

Where in Łódź did you live?

Well, I lived on uh, which I think...

Here's a small map of Łódź , maybe you can...

Well, you know, I lived, uh, let's see...[looking at map] Right here's Pomorska, see there?

On Pomorska Street.

Yeah, on the Pomorska. And I was, and I lived here over here, 135 I remember.

Was the center the ??? .

Plac Wolności that was the center. The city, that's where they had the statue.

Which statue?

Statue of Kościuzko, I believe.

Kościuzko. So you didn't live in the Bałuty District, which is where the ghetto was.

No, no.

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