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Oral history interview with Tibor Vajda

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.115 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0115

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    Oral history interview with Tibor Vajda


    Interview Summary
    Tibor Vajda, born January 26, 1924 in Budapest, Hungary, describes growing up in Dombóvár, Hungary before the war; experiencing antisemitism as a child; witnessing the beginning of the war; living under German occupation; working in Jolsva, Hungary (possibly Jelsava, Slovakia) as a forced laborer; escaping from forced labor and returning to Hungary; obtaining false papers; joining the resistance movement; surviving the war in hiding; marrying his fiancée with whom he stayed together throughout the war; traveling to Austria post-war; and immigrating and establishing his life in Australia in 1957.
    Tibor Vajda
    Anita Fisher
    interview:  1990 April 04
    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

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    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
    Vajda, Tibor, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Tibor Vajda on April 4, 1990 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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