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Oral history interview with Mina Widawski

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.188 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0188

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    Oral history interview with Mina Widawski


    Interview Summary
    Mina Midawski (née Laub), born on November 9, 1921 in Krakow, Poland, describes growing up in Poland before the war; experiencing the beginning of the war and German occupation; moving to a small apartment with her family on the outskirts of Krakow; being forced to move into the ghetto; being transported to Płaszów and working to build barracks in the camp; being transferred to Skarzysko labor camp and then to Leipzig; leaving Leipzig on a death march to Dresden and the harsh conditions it entailed; returning to Poland after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1962.
    Mina Widawski
    Pierre Lang
    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
    Widawski, Mina, 1921-

    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview withMina Widawski 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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