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Oral history interview with Tauba Furgang

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.145 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0145

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    Oral history interview with Tauba Furgang


    Interview Summary
    Tauba Furgang (née Lipszyc), born May 6, 1925 in Łódź, Poland, describes her family before the war; the arrival of the Germans; the establishment of the Łódź ghetto; the liquidation of the Łódź ghetto; being transported via cattle car to Auschwitz in August 1944; arriving at the camp in the night and the selection process; being forced to run naked; being transferred to Hoch-Tief concentration camp in Germany; working in the salt mines during her time at Hoch-Tief; being transferred to Bergen-Belsen; the horrific conditions at Bergen-Belsen; being liberated; travelling through Germany and Italy post-war; immigrating to Australia; and her post-war struggles to cope with trauma from the Holocaust.
    Tauba Furgang
    Caroline Haski
    interview:  1989 March 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.

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    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
    Furgang, Tauba, 1925-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Tauba Furgang 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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