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Oral history interview with Lisbeth Hurst

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.4 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0004

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    Oral history interview with Lisbeth Hurst


    Interview Summary
    Lisbeth Hurst, born October 29, 1921 in Vienna, Austria, discusses her family background and childhood; moving frequently; being introduced to a Zionist organization; being sent to work on an asparagus farm in Germany; being sent to Nordhausen, where she worked in a tobacco factory; hearing news that her parents moved to Hungary; escaping from Nordhausen to join her parents in Hungary; living in Hungary for 17 months before being sent to Auschwitz; arriving at the camp; being sent to Gleiwitz 2 manufacturing labor camp; being evacuated from Auschwitz on a death march; being aware of the Russian advance; being taken to a hospital in a Czech village; being sent to Terezin in April 1945; her liberation by Russian troops and the Red Cross; being sent to an internment camp in Prague, Czech Republic; moving to Hungary after the war; immigrating to Australia to be with her family; and meeting her husband and having children.
    Lisbeth Hurst
    interview:  1989 May 06
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Hurst, Lisbeth, 1921-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Lisbeth Hurst for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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