David Bloom was born in New York City in 1893, shortly after his parents - Moses and Dora Tresczcanski - had emigrated from Goniadz. Click on the links below to listen to audio excerpts from an interview with him in 1985, in which he recalls his father's stories of Goniadz life in the 19th century.
The story of young Moses and the Treszczanski family Megillah
Moses Bloom's narrow escape from his future father-in-law's wrath
Moses Bloom receives a blessing from a wealthy neighbor in Goniadz
Rememberances of Moses Bloom's former life as a feltcher in Poland