Harijs (Harry) Saukants papers
A compilation of autobiographical materials describing Harijs Saukants' childhood in Latvia, WWII period, including the author's refugee experience, and emigration and resettlement in the United States. Includes copies of personal documentation, photogrpahs, news clippings.
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Harijs Saukants (b. 1925) had an association with CBS Walter Cronkite during the Nuremberg Trials in Germany after WWII, he maintained contact with Cronkite in the following decades. HS attended the University of Minnesota, later moved to Oregon and Washington.
2 linear inches
Collection acquired from Harijs Saukants, of Shelton, WA, via Nicholas Berkholtz of Minnetonka, MN, in September 2001.
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Latvian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Harijs (Harry) Saukants papers.
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- Finding Aid in English
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