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Oral history interview with Fayer Szander

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1276 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1276

Fayer Szander describes experiences during the Holocaust; her experiences in the Vilna ghetto from 1941 to 1943; being separated from her husband, mother and young son; being sent to the Kaiserwald labor camp in Riga, Latvia; her grief at losing her son and mother to certain death; her experiences in labor camps in Latvia and in Stutthof concentration camp, where she found her husband, who later perished; her liberation by Russian troops; her time in a displaced persons camp in Germany, where she met her second husband; and their immigration to the United States in 1951.

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Szander, Fayer
interview:  1986 February 11
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:31:50
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