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Oral history interview with Barbara Marton Farkas

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.549.01.0008

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Barbara Marton Farkas, born in 1920 in Arad, Romania, describes being sent to Sweden by the International Committee of the Red Cross after her liberation in May 1945; her long recovery time in quarantine; her work for a few years in a clothing factory; returning to Romania to attend university; her studies in an industrial pharmacy from 1946 to 1951; her work as a biochemist in a hospital in Arad, Israel; her move to Israel in 1962 after a 10 year wait for a passport; terrorist attacks in Israel in 1967 and the assault on Jerusalem; her move to the United States in 1968; and her support for the mission of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Interviewee
Barbara Marton Farkas
Date
1995 December 09  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).