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Holocaust survivors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Bio/Hist: Here are entered works on persons who survived the Holocaust of 1939-1945, with emphasis on their lives since 1945. Works on persons who died during the Holocaust of 1939-1945 are entered under Holocaust victims. Works consisting of personal accounts of the Jewish Holocaust are entered under Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Oral History Interview with Bernard Sayone, 1982 March 10

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00014

Interview describes Bernard’s life in pre-war Poland, childhood. Experiences in Auschwitz, labor and camp life; drive to survive and for revenge. Feelings toward Israel, Poland and Germany. Discusses his role in educating others of his experiences.

Dates: 1982 March 10

Oral History Interview with Charles Schwarz, 1981 August 18

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00004

Charles Schwartz is a Holocaust survivor born in Poland. The oral history covers his pre-war and war-time experiences especially when he was interned at Auschwitz. He immigrated to Boulder, CO in 1949 and moved to Denver 10 years later.

Dates: 1981 August 18

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Jaranyi, 1981 August 9

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00002

Interview provides detailed accounts of life in Hungary, arrival to Auschwitz Concentration Camp, description of hunger, loss of identity and basic needs. Death march and hardships after liberation are also vividly described. Elizabeth was the only member of her family to survive the Holocaust.

Dates: 1981 August 9

Oral History Interview with Irving Schaffer, 1985 June 2

Identifier: B098.16.0012.00019

Interview covers prewar experiences in Czechoslovakia, talks of the insistent antisemitism he experienced, smuggling food to the ghetto, life in the camps, Dachua and Auschwitz.

Dates: 1985 June 2

Oral History Interview with Miriam Miklin, 1984 October 10

Identifier: B098.16.0012.00016

Interview covers life experiences from before WWII in Poland and through her entire experience in the Holocaust. Miriam and her two sisters were the only surviving members of their family. After the war they tried to go home, stopping at a town 30km away and sensing the hostility toward them they left. Later the same evening there was a pogrom where 60 young Jewish survivors were murdered. They were too afraid to go home after that and left for Czech.

Dates: 1984 October 10

Oral History Interview with Rabbi Israel Rosenfeld, 1981 August 12

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00003

Rabbi Rosenfeld is a Czechoslovakian born Holocaust survivor. The oral history covers his pre-war and war-time experiences especially when he was interned at Auschwitz. Also talks about his post-war adjustment and resettlement, ending up in Denver, CO.

Dates: 1981 August 12

Oral History Interview with Solomon Schindel, 1982 December 25

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00009

Oral history covers growing up in Poland, father sold baskets and mother died when he was six. Pre-war life in Poland and his experience during the war and in concentration camps. Life after the war. Immigrated to US in 1949 through New York, shortened name from Schindelheim to Schindel. Lived in Chicago and then Denver.

Dates: 1982 December 25

Oral History Interview with Szlama and Helen Bolstok, 1982 January 20

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00010

Oral history covers their experiences as Polish children pre-war, Helen in Lodz Ghetto, her deportation to Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen camps and the Farben Factory. Szlama’s experiences in ghettos, camps, forced labor and displaced person's camp. Immigration to Denver in 1950.Adjusting to life in America.

Dates: 1982 January 20

Oral History Interview with Zesa Starr, 1982 February 15

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00013

Interview covers Zesa’s life growing up in small town in Poland. Experiences in Auschwitz. Discusses post-war feelings, leaving Europe, problems adjusting to life in America, relationships with other survivors and American born Jews, feelings toward Israel, Poland and Germany.

Dates: 1982 February 15