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Oral history interview with Sylvia Rosen

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.255.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0677

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    Oral history interview with Sylvia Rosen


    Interview Summary
    Sylvia Rosen (b. Cesia Rojzen), born in 1924, discusses her childhood in Wlodzimierz Wolynski, Poland (present day Volodymyr-Volynsky, Ukraine); her family; the Soviet invasion in September 1939; moving into the newly created ghetto with her family; her family’s murder in the ghetto; going into hiding outside the ghetto; the Judenrat; Jewish forced labor; violent crimes against Jews committed by German and Ukrainian police forces; how the Germans separated unskilled laborers from skilled laborers; wearing the required yellow badge; sorting through Jewish property; mass murders in Wlodzimierz in December 1943; liberation by the Soviets; living in a displaced persons camp created by the U.S. Army; and immigrating to the United States in 1948.
    Ms. Sylvia Rosen
    Ms. Kacey Bayles
    interview:  2012 November 20

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    Oral histories.
    1 digital file : WAV.

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    Rosen, Sylvia, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    Kacey Bayles, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Sylvia Rosen on November 20, 2012 in New York.
    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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