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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 131 Collections and/or Records:

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

Oral History Interview with Judy Urman, 1981 October 14

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00005
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.
Dates: 1981 October 14

Oral History Interview with Leo Mittler, 1981 November 27

Identifier: B098.16.0011.00008
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.
Dates: 1981 November 27

Oral History Interview with Miriam Miklin, 1984 October 10

Identifier: B098.16.0012.00016
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.
Dates: 1984 October 10