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Oral history interview with Abraham Bergman

Interview Summary Abraham Bergman, born June 15, 1924, in Krasnik, Poland, describes his prewar life in Lublin; his experiences with violent antisemitism; the German occupation of his town; his work at menial jobs assigned by the Judenrat; the first deportations in 1941; how, by September 1942, the town was “Jedenrein,” cleansed of Jews; the “Judenkarde,” the legal document which allowed Jews to remain; his transport to Budzyn labor camp where Ukrainians and SS were guards; his forced labor for the German company Henklewerk; and his transport to Majdenek in 1944 where he became the foreman of a group of shoemakers.
Date 1992 March 01  (interview)
RG Number RG-50.233*0006
Accession Number 1992.A.0125.6
Extent 2 sound cassettes ; 90 min..
Language English
Provenance Anthony Young, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project, conducted the interview with Abraham Bergman in Brooklyn, NY, on March 1, 1992.
Classification sound recording
Personal Name Bergman, Abraham--Interviews.
Topical Term Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Holocaust survivors--United States.
Conditions on Access No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use No restrictions on use
Record Type Oral History
Digital Files
Link to Collection United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project
Transcript/Notes Transcript of Oral history interview with Abraham Bergman [RG-50.233.0006_trs_en.pdf]
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