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Oral history interview with Miriam Farcus Ingber

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0098

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    Oral history interview with Miriam Farcus Ingber


    Interview Summary
    Miriam Farcus Ingber, born in Tereza, Czechoslovakia on July 24, 1931, describes growing up as one of ten children; her family being forced into the ghetto in 1940 but remaining out of it because she had pneumonia; her mother paying a woman to hide them from the Germans but being discovered and taken to a different ghetto than the rest of her family; remaining in the ghetto for six weeks and then being deported to Auschwitz for three months and then to Stutthof, where she and her mother were put into forced labor; going on a death march with about 5,000 other women and undergoing medical experiments; escaping from the march and hiding in a barn, where her mother perished; remaining for eight months in the barn until she was liberated; taking a train through Romania, Prague, and Budapest until she arrived at a displaced persons camp in Germany, where she found one of her brothers, who was her only sibling to survive; marrying Saul Ingber in the displaced persons camp in 1946; getting pregnant and having difficulty during labor; immigrating to Palestine nine months after having her son; and immigrating with her family to Washington, DC in 1957.
    Mrs. Miriam F. Ingber
    Maron Ostchega
    interview:  1990 October 30
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    Maron Ostchega, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Miriam Farcus Ingber on October 30, 1990.
    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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