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Oral history interview with Eliezer Surmani

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1275 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1275

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    Oral history interview with Eliezer Surmani


    Interview Summary
    Eliezer Surmani discusses his childhood in Rhodes, Greece (then an Italian territory); his family life; his education; his Sephardic upbringing; the changes he experienced in 1943 when the German occupation began; his deportation to Auschwitz; his experiences in the camp; being transferred to Mauthausen; his experiences in Ebensee; being liberated by the United States Army; his reunion after the war with his sister; his immigration to the United States in 1946; his life in San Francisco, CA; his family; and his work.
    Eliezer Surmani
    interview:  1989 January 26
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Surmani, Eliezer.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Eliezer Surmani on January 26, 1989. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Branch in April 2007.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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