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Oral history interview with Esta Heiber

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.36 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0036

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Esta Heiber, born in Warsaw, Poland, describes her life growing up in Warsaw; moving to Liège, Belgium to attend university; meeting her husband, who was involved with Jewish refugee orphans before the war; getting involved in the underground Jewish Defense Committee during the war; her and her husband’s arrest in May 1943; their release and work in organizing two orphanages and an elderly home through the Council of Jews; doing this work for nine months until the British liberated Belgium in September 1944; and having difficulty sharing her story with young people.

Interviewee
Esta Heiber
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 April 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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