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Oral history interview with David Ruher

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.201 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0201

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    Oral history interview with David Ruher


    Interview Summary
    David Ruher, born on March 10, 1913, in Lublin, Poland, discusses his family life; imprisonment in Bereza-Kartuska, Poland (Biaroza, Belarus) and the Rawicz prison in Rawicz, Poland, for Communist activities; building of the ghetto in Lublin, Poland; finding refuge for his family in the colony of Czechowice, Poland; finding refuge on a farm in Melgiew, Poland; plans to go to Germany; being separated from his father; traveling to Lublin; contact with the underground in Lukow, Poland, in September 1942; witnessing the liquidation of the Jews of Lukow; returning to Lublin in 1944; reuniting with his brother and sister at the end of May 1945; and immigrating to Palestine before 1948.
    David Ruher
    interview:  1994 June 03
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    17 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Ruher, David, 1913-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with David Ruher in Israel on June 3, 1994. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview on March 1, 1995, as an accretion to the original collection of Israel Documentation Project interviews received by transfe rin February 1995.
    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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