Interview with David Bloom

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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

A trip to Poland: The Marketplace

A trip to Poland: The Ferryman

A trip to Poland: The rich American

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