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Oral history interview with Thereza Waldner

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.120 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0120

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    Oral history interview with Thereza Waldner


    Interview Summary
    Thereza Waldner (née Schwalb), born on May 24, 1910 in Gyor, Hungary, describes growing up in Hungary before the war; the beginning of the war; the start of the German occupation in 1944; leaving her town and working in a brick factory as forced laborer; being deported to Auschwitz; enduring the harsh conditions of Auschwitz; being transferred to Ravensbrück, Tachau bei Leipzig, and then to Altenburg, where she worked in an ammunition factory; being liberated in Altenburg; returning to Hungary; and immigrating to Australia in 1958.
    Thereza Waldner
    Irene Stanbrook
    interview:  1990 April 05
    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
    Waldner, Thereza, 1910-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Thereza Waldner on April 5, 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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