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Oral history interview with Raisel Roset

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0159.3 | RG Number: RG-50.472.0003

Raisel Roset, a Jewish displaced person (born circa 1896), discusses her husband's death in Russia; her deportation from Janów, Poland, to the ghetto in Czestochowa, Poland; her participation in forced labor in the "labor lager" in Czestochowa; how she acquired false identification papers top pass as an Aryan woman; being deported from Poland by the Germans to work in Germany; her recollections of an "action" in Czestochowa when only 4,000 of the original 50,000 Jews survived, and how the survivors of the action went to forced labor in munitions factories; her liberation from forced labor by the Americans; and how she made her way to the ORT school in Paris after liberation. At the end of the interview, David Boder conducts a Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) with Roset.

Interviewee
Raisel Roset
Interviewer
David P. Boder
Date
1946 July 30  (interview)
Language
Yiddish
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
1 transcript.
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from the Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:39:10
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