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Oral history interview with Lola Swede

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1462 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1462

Lola Swede, born on May 4, 1926, discusses her deportation with her family to the Lodz ghetto in 1939; life in the ghetto, including the conditions, her experiences, and the work she performed; her subsequent deportation to Auschwitz in 1943; her experiences in the camp, and her emotional state; the train journey to Bergen-Belsen ten days later; the work she performed in a munitions factory in Salzwedel, and her liberation there; her immigration to Israel and then to the United States; and the fates of her other family members.

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Swede, Lola Lipszyc
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: 2022-07-28 20:13:36
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