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Oral history interview with Esther Eisen

Oral History | Accession Number: 2005.603.8 | RG Number: RG-50.637.0008

Esther Eisen (Ester Aizen, née Ester "Tusia" Cygielberg), born in Poland in 1929, discusses growing up in Łódź, Poland; her father, mother, and older brother; the beginning of the war; her enjoyment of writing essays and songs as a child; her family being kicked out of their home and sent to the ghetto; conditions in the ghetto; the typhus epidemic and her mother and cousin getting sick; being deported to Auschwitz and being separated from her father during the selection; being sent to Germany near the Elbe; being transferred to a camp near Potsdam, Germany; liberation and returning to Poland; getting married; and going to Israel.


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Interviewee
Mrs. Esther Eisen
Interviewer
Ms. Teresa A. Pollin
Date
interview:  2005 March 22
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
 
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