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Oral history interview with Mini Fox Birman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1375 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1375

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Mini Birman discusses her experiences during the Holocaust, focusing on her experiences in concentration camps Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen; the conditions there; the loss of most members of her family; her and her sister's survival together from the Lodz ghetto to Auschwitz to an unidentified forced labor camp in Germany to Bergen-Belsen, where they were liberated; the malnutrition and typhus she suffered, and the medical treatment she received from the British liberating forces; her immigration to the United States in 1947; and the importance of continuing the fight against antisemitism.

Interviewee
Mini Birman
Date
1983 April 11  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 sound cassette (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 11:33:32
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