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Oral history interview with Abraham Bergman


Record Type:
Oral History
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; the Ukrainian and SS guards in the camp; doing forced labor for the German company Henklewerk; and being transported 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.
Interviewer:
Anthony Young
Classification:
sound recording
Personal Name:
Bergman, Abraham, 1924-
Conditions on Access:
No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use:
No restrictions on use
Finding Aid Language:
English
Finding Aid:
Transcript:
RG-50.233.0006_trs_en.pdf [English]
 
Record last modified: 2015-04-15 14:03:53