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Magda Weigl Heath collection

Document | Accession Number: 2010.97 | RG Number: RG-10.503

Includes an oral history interview with Magda Weigl Heath, originally of Breclav, Czechoslovakia. In the interview, she describes her childhood in Breclav, and the family's immigration to Vienna. After the Anschluss, Magda was able to immigrate alone to England. Her family soon returned to Czechoslovakia, and Magda describes what life was like for them. Magda's father and brother were able to immigrate to the United States, and her sister was able to join her in England, and then went to Canada. Magda's mother was deported first to Theresienstadt, then to Auschwitz, where she perished. Includes a DVD of the finished documentary, a DVD of the raw interview footage, and a CD of copies of letters and family photographs, including letters Magda's mother wrote in Theresienstadt and at Auschwitz.

Date
1938-2009  (inclusive)
Language
English
German
Extent
2 DVD-ROMs ; 4 3/4 in..
1 CD-ROM ; 4 3/4 in..
Extent
1 folder
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Sarah Cristal
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Record last modified: 2017-06-05 09:00:20
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