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Oral history interview with Manfred Lindenbaum

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.359 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0606

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Manfred Lindenbaum, born in Unna, Germany in 1932, discusses his father’s clothing store; his memories of antisemitism in Germany and its effect on his father’s business; how, following the arrest of his father, he and his siblings were sent to live with a gentile friend; escaping to Poland with his family, living in Zbaszyn, Poland for nine months; leaving Poland with his siblings; how he and his brother got on the Kindertransport; living with Christian foster families in England; misbehaving and moving from family to family; how his parents Otto and Frida Lindenbaum and his sister Ruth died in Auschwitz; investigating his sister’s death after rumors that she was still alive; immigrating to the United States in 1946; raising a family in the United Sates; and speaking publicly about his Holocaust experiences.

Interviewee
Mr. Manfred Lindenbaum
Interviewer
Ada Valaitis
Date
2010 October 16  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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