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Oral history interview with Stefan Karp

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.156 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0156

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    Oral history interview with Stefan Karp


    Interview Summary
    Stefan Karp, born October 7, 1917 in Łódź, Poland, describes life in Poland before the war; the outbreak of war; the establishment of the Łódź ghetto; being transferred to Auschwitz concentration camp; being transferred to Braunschweig concentration camp; his forced labor in a factory in Büssing Nag near Wechelde concentration camp; his forced labor in a salt mine in East Germany; being transferred to Ludwiglust camp; the harsh conditions at the camp; liberation; traveling back to Poland to find his relatives; living in Germany and Poland; immigrating to Australia in 1948; and meeting his wife and establishing his life in Australia.
    Stefan Karp
    Anita Fisher
    interview:  1990 June 15
    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
    Karp, Stefan, 1917-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Stefan Karp on June 15, 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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