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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Denny

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.63 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0063

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    Oral history interview with Elizabeth Denny


    Interview Summary
    Elizabeth Denny, born March 14, 1910 in Budapest, Hungary, discusses her youth; marrying in 1935; her husband dying in a labor camp in 1943; working from 1939 to 1943; being sent to the Kunhegyes ghetto for six weeks; being transported to Austria, where she worked on a farm; being transported to Bergen-Belsen; being put on a train when the Americans were thought to be approaching; being liberated by the Americans on April 13, 1945; going back to her village but being unable to stay, so she returned back to Budapest; working for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; leaving Hungary after the 1956 revolution; immigrating to Australia; marrying in 1957; and her family members who perished during the Holocaust.
    Elizabeth Denny
    interview:  1988 November 23
    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
    Denny, Elizabeth, 1910-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Elizabeth Denny on November 23, 1988 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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