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Oral history interview with Helen Goldkind
|Interview Summary||Helen Goldkind discusses her childhood in Czechoslovakia; her extended family, most of which was deported to Auschwitz; growing up as one of seven children; the Hungarian occupation of her town in 1939; her limited access to education; speaking Czech and Yiddish; restrictions under Hungarian rule; how her parents were forced to close their store; her brothers’ deportation to a Hungarian labor camp; the arrival of German forces in her town between 1942 and 1943; the establishment of a ghetto in a brick factory in Uhzgorod; being forced to move into the ghetto in 1943, where she lived for a few months; her deportation to Auschwitz; the commotion and confusion she experienced during her arrival at Auschwitz; the deaths of family members; staying together with her sister in the camps; and how her sister aided in her survival.|
1992 May 21
2 sound cassettes ; 90 min..
|Provenance||The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project conducted the interview with Helen Goldkind in Kensington, Md., on May 21, 1992.|
|Legal Status||Permanent Collection|
Goldkind, Helen Liebowitz, 1928---Interviews.
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|
|Link to Collection||
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project
Transcript of Oral history interview with Helen Goldkind [RG-50.233.0036_trs_en.pdf]
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