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Oral history interview with Helen Neuberg

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.A.0112.15 | RG Number: RG-50.045.0015

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    Oral history interview with Helen Neuberg


    Interview Summary
    Helen Neuberg (née Chaja Miemacher), born December 12, 1926 in Ostrowice, Poland (possibly Ostrowiec in powiat sokołowski), describes her Orthodox family; growing up Jewish and her interactions with Gentiles; the German invasion; the restrictions placed on Jews; people being killed for breaking the curfew; her experiences in the ghetto; hiding during the deportation of her family, all of whom perished in Treblinka; witnessing acts of brutality and cruelty; obtaining false papers; moving to Warsaw, Poland; finding work as a waitress in Stuttgart, Germany, where she lived in fear of discovery; being aided by a Jewish American solider after the war, who assisted her in finding relatives in North America; meeting her husband, who was a survivor of concentration camps, in a displaced persons camp; and immigrating to the United States with her child and husband.
    Helen Neuberg
    James Pennebaker
    Alan Griffin
    interview:  1985 October 26

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Personal Name
    Neuberg, Helen, 1926-

    Administrative Notes

    James Pennebaker and Alan Griffin of the Dallas Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Helen Neuberg on October 26, 1985. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch received the tapes of the interview from the Dallas Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies on January 8, 1991. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the interview by transfer from the Oral History branch in February 1995.
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