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Elena Matis Oliker was born in Leningrad, a Russain city on the banks of the Neva River. She became a Refusnik ( a Jewish person being denied emigration from the Soviet Union) in 1971 and was eventually granted permission to leave. She and her husband settled first in Philadelphia and following a move to the midwest settled in Atlanta, Georgia in 1984. This collection consists of an unpublished manuscript in which Elena Matis Oliker describes her life in the Soviet Union, her Refusnik status, and her immigration to the United States.

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Elena Matis Oliker

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Emigration and Immigration

Soviet Union

World War, 1939-1945

Oliker, Elena Matis

Antisemitism--Soviet Union

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