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Oral history interview with Blanka Rothschild

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0281

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    Oral history interview with Blanka Rothschild


    Interview Summary
    Blanka Rothschild, born on August 19, 1922 in Łódź, Poland, describes her childhood; the establishment of a curfew by the German occupation forces after 1939; having to wear a yellow star; entering the Łódź ghetto, where she worked in a kitchen and in a hospital; her deportation in November 1944 to Ravensbrück, where she stayed for only a few weeks until her transfer to Wittenberg, Germany; assembling airplanes in a factory in Wittenberg; her liberation and traveling to Łódź and then Berlin, Germany; and immigrating to the United States.
    Blanka Rothschild
    Sandra Bradley
    interview:  1994 September 27
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Administrative Notes

    Sandra Bradley, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Blanka Rothschild on September 27, 1994.
    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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