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Oral history interview with Ruth Eldar

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.603.1 | RG Number: RG-50.637.0001

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Ruth Eldar, born in Lódz, Poland November 18, 1928, describes her older brother; her family home; attending school; learning Hebrew; her parents’ wholesale business; her grandparents; the beginning of the war and being sent to the ghetto; life in the ghetto, including food, hygiene, and education; working in a dressmaker’s workshop; starvation; hiding during a roundup of children in the ghetto; being afraid of the gunshots and dogs; her social activities in the ghetto, including discussions of literature, drawing, and starting a theater; Yiddish poetry; her family’s view of Chaim Rumkowski; and more details on her family (she also shows pictures to the camera).

Interviewee
Ruth Eldar
Interviewer
Ms. Teresa A. Pollin
Date
2005 March 27  (interview)
Language
Polish
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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