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Oral history interview with Henny Fletcher Aronson

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0290

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Henny Fletcher Aronson, born on November 25, 1924 in Kaunas, Lithuania, describes her childhood and family; going into the Kaunas ghetto on June 21, 1941 and meeting her husband on a labor detail; marrying her husband in late 1941 while still in the ghetto; attempting to escape the liquidation of the ghetto on July 8, 1944 by hiding with her husband; their discovery and her deportation to the Stutthof concentration camp; going with forced labor brigades outside the camp; being sent out on a death march and liberated by the Soviets; traveling to Lódz, Poland, where she reunited with her husband and made plans to immigrate to Palestine; and immigrating to the United States in 1947.

Interviewee
Henny F. Aronson
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1994 September 23  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:12:36
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