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Oral history interview with Rose Schwimmer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1449 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1449

Rose Schwimmer discusses her experiences in the Lódz ghetto; the selection and deportation of her parents and brother; the terrible conditions in the ghetto including the lack of food, disease, and executions; being deported to Auschwitz in 1944; being forced to be part of human medical experiments there; being transported to other camps, including Stutthof, where she was liberated by the Soviet Army; being sent to Switzerland by the English Relief Agency to a Swiss sanitorium to recover; meeting her husband; and immigrating to the United States.

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Rose Schwimmer
interview:  1983 April 13
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: 2020-04-02 12:23:49
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