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Oral history interview with Agnieszka Budna-Widerschal

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.10 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0010

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Agnieszka Budna-Widerschal, born in 1900 in Poland, describes growing up in a town with a large Jewish community; her mother’s death when she was seven and moving with her father to Gdynia, Poland; the existence of antisemitism in her town; the death of her father when she was 11 years old; being sent with everyone in her town to Częstochowa to make room for Nazi expansion; going with some people to Chbletz; getting married to a Jewish man and helping him and his family hide; selling her personal belongings to pay for food for herself and the people she hid; her Catholic beliefs; giving birth to her child in September 1945; and immigrating to Israel after the war.

Interviewee
Agnieszka Budna-Widerschal
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1987 July 05  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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