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Oral history interview with Sylvia Rosen

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

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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.

Interviewee
Ms. Sylvia Rosen
Interviewer
Ms. Kacey Bayles
Date
2012 November 20  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:22:07
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