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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 138 Collections and/or Records:

Notice Sheet from the Compensation Office, 1955 March

Identifier: B333.05.0001.0005.00011
Overview Notice sheet from the Compensation Office headed: "Notice for the justification and credibility of the claims harm to property and assets of the Berlin Compensation Act in conjunction with the Federal Government Act on Compensation for Victims of National Socialist Persecution." Probably an updated version of B333.05.0001.0005.00010. Likely directions or requirements for filling out the Application for compensation B333.01.0005.00012.
Dates: 1955 March

Oral History Audio-cassette Tapes, 1966-1976

Identifier: B333.08.0014.0002
Scope and Contents Contains 26 audio-cassettes of oral histories by Maria Lowenstein, most done in the late 1970s. Maria talks about her childhood in Estonia, WWI, WWII, Nazis, finding Henry Lowenstein, Karin Steinberg, and Ingrid Lind. Also, one DVD with 29 mp3 files of the interviews and an Excel index.
Dates: 1966-1976

Oral History Interview with Bernard Sayone, 1982 March 10

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00014
Overview 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 Beryl Miklin, 1982 May 6

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00012
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.
Dates: 1982 May 6

Oral History Interview with Charles Schwarz, 1981 August 18

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00004
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.
Dates: 1981 August 18

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Jaranyi, 1981 August 9

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00002
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.
Dates: 1981 August 9

Oral History Interview with Ernest Cassel, 1982 February 18

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00011
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.
Dates: 1982 February 18

Oral History Interview with Henry Lowenstein, 2011 February 5-20

Identifier: B333.07.0001.0007.00002
Overview An unedited video interview with Henry Lowenstein on three DVDs. A fourth DVD holds the MP4 copies of the interview.
Dates: 2011 February 5-20

Oral History Interview with Irving Schaffer, 1985 June 2

Identifier: B098.16.0012.00019
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.
Dates: 1985 June 2

Oral History Interview with Jacob Seewald, 1982 March 10

Identifier: B098.16.0012.00015
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.
Dates: 1982 March 10