Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope 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 131 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Beryl was a Latvian born Holocaust survivor and the only surviving member of his family. Interview talks about his life before the war, worked as a tailor. Experiences during the war in camps. Experiences after the war.
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Overview Interview covers pre-war life growing up in Berlin, Germany. Father died after WWI but had a large extended family in Berlin. In 1939, fled to Shanghai to survive. Immigrated to Denver in 1948.
Overview An unedited video interview with Henry Lowenstein on three DVDs. A fourth DVD holds the MP4 copies of the interview.
Overview 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.
Overview Interview describes pre-war life, Poland’s reaction to the rise of Nazism, people being rounded up for forced labor camps- airplane factory, logging. Experiences in camps in Germany, mental conditions and cruelty. Adjusting to life in America.
Overview IInterview covers her pre-war life in Germany, gamily owned a burlap sack factory. Talks about Kristallnacht and anti-Semitism in Germany between 1933 and 1940 when she fled to Shanghai, China to survive.
Overview Oral history covers her experience as a Polish boy growing up the ghetto during WWII, as a prisoner in seven different labor and concentration camps. Also describes difficulties of adjusting to life in America and his feelings about Poland and Germany.
Overview 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.