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Oral history interview with Margit Feldman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0088.3 | RG Number: RG-50.002.0003

Margit Feldman describes her childhood in Tolcsva, Hungary, near the Czech border; recollections of antisemitism in Tolcsva; memories of the Jewish men of Tolcsva being taken for forced labor in 1943; her internment in a ghetto; her memories of transports of many Jews from the ghetto to a forced labor camp; her transport to Auschwitz; her memories of Joseph Mengele; the gassing of her relatives shortly after arriving in Auschwitz; her work in a quarry in Kraków, Poland; her memories of girls being conscripted for prostitution by the Germans in Auschwitz; her time in Grünberg where she met Gerda Weissmann Klein; her participation in a death march leaving Grünberg; her time in Bergen-Belsen; her liberation by British troops at Bergen-Belsen; her move to Sweden after World War II; and her life after immigration to the United States in 1947. Also contains a photograph of Margit Feldman at age 8 and two photographs of her in 1992.

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Feldman, Margit
Weinstein, Bernard
Gover, Daniel
interview:  1990 January 30
2 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University
Record last modified: 2022-06-23 09:42:23
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