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Papo Laura Bohoreta, Sarajevo

    Laura Papo Bohoreta (1891-1942) was a first Bosnian feminist and a writer. When she was a child when her family moved to Istanbul, Turkey, where they spent 8 years. After that they returned to Sarajevo. Because of their Jewish background, her family was persecuted by the Ustashas during WWII, and both her sons were killed in Jasenovac concentration camp. She died of sorrow and illness in 1942. This collection consists of original writings of her works.

    Original source name : Papo Laura Bohoreta-Sarajevo
    English translation : Papo Laura Bohoreta, Sarajevo
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : O-BP-168
    Language(s) : Bosnian, Sephardic Jewish
    Geographical coverage : Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1927-1936
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Theme 2 : war and displacement
    Link to the item in the catalogue : .
    Archive name : Historijski arhiv Sarajevo
    Archive name (English) : Historical Archives of Sarajevo
    Archive address : Alipašina 19, 71000 Sarajevo
    City : Sarajevo
    Country : Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Official website and institutional resources :
    Finding aid(s) :
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