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Oral history interview with Seva Nemko

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1246 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1246

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Seva Nemko describes her childhood in Lodz, Poland; the Nazi invasion of Poland in September 1939; her family's relocation to the Lodz ghetto; the closing of the ghetto; her father's death by starvation; her attempts to hide with her mother; her transport to Auschwitz; her seperation from her mother who perished; her forced labor in a munitions factory in Czechoslovakia; her liberation by Russian troops at the factory; her return to Lodz; her discomfort with continued antisemitism in Poland; leaving Poland for a refugee camp in Germany; and her immigration to the United States.

Interviewee
Seva Nemko
Interviewer
Martin Nemko
Date
1985 January 30  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:32:13
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