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Oral history interview with Faye Szander

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

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    Oral history interview with Faye Szander


    Interview Summary
    Faye 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.
    Faye Szander
    interview:  1986 February 11
    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

    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Szander, Fayer.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Faye Szander on February 11, 1986. 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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