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Oral history interview with Henry Greenbaum
|Interview Summary||Henry Greenbaum, born on April 1, 1928 in Starachowice, Poland, describes his family and childhood; his memories of his family celebrating the Jewish holidays; being too young to understand the persecution that was happening around him; his family deciding that one of his sisters should immigrate to the United States in 1937; the establishment of a ghetto in Starachowice; his deportation to a labor camp in October 1942; attempting to escape but getting severely wounded and having to stay in the camp; his transfers to Auschwitz and then Flossenbürg; going on a death march from Flossenbürg; his liberation by the U.S. Army on April 25, 1945; spending time in a displaced persons camp after the war until his sister in America could send papers for him and his brother; immigrating to the United States in June 1946; adjusting to life in America and finding a job at a department store; settling in the Washington metro area; and interacting with other Holocaust survivors who live in his community.|
1999 December 20
3 sound cassettes ; 60 min. analog..
|Provenance||The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch conducted this interview on December 20, 1999. The interview was transferred to the Archives on January 7, 2000.|
|Legal Status||Permanent Collection|
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Flossenbürg (Concentration camp)
United States--Emigration and immigration.
Greenbaum, Henry, 1928-
Concentration camp escapes.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Personal narratives.
Jewish children in the Holocaust--Poland.
|Conditions on Access||No restrictions on access|
|Conditions on Use||No restrictions on use|
|Record Type||Oral History|
|Link to Collection||
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history volunteer collection
Transcript of Oral history interview with Henry Greenbaum [RG-50.106.0128_trs_en.pdf]
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