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Oral history interview with Gittel Jaskulski Hunt

Oral History | Accession Number: 2008.370 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0552

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Gittel Jaskulski Hunt, born November 5, 1942 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her parents; how her Jewish grandmother took care of her when her parents had to do forced labor; her grandmother being protected for a time from deportation because her husband was Catholic; her parents' deportation to Auschwitz; her grandmother’s deportation to Theresienstadt and taking Gittel with her, believing it was her best chance for survival; not remembering Theresienstadt; immigrating to the United States in 1951 and settling in Chicago, IL; learning about her story from her grandmother; adjusting to life in the US; her education and nurses’ training; experiencing antisemitism in Chicago; and attending a gathering of Holocaust survivors in Israel in 1981.

Interviewee
Ms. Gittel Jaskulski Hunt
Interviewer
Stephanie Blyskal
Date
2008 November 09  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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