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Oral history interview with Doris Greenberg

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0228 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0028

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    Oral history interview with Doris Greenberg


    Interview Summary
    Doris Greenberg, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1930, discusses her family life in pre-war Poland; how her mother was caught and sent to Umschlagplatz; living in the Warsaw ghetto; obtaining Catholic identification papers; how her sister was captured by the Germans; being taken to Ravensbrück and then to Neubrandenburg; being assigned to work for an SS guard’s parents; her liberation by the Russians; traveling to Berlin, Germany; getting arrested in Dresden, Germany by the Russians; searching for family members; visiting an orphanage at Bergen-Belsen; traveling to Kiryat Anavim, Israel on the ship Champalion; her experiences during the War of Independence; getting married; immigrating to the United States; starting a family and living in New York; coping with her memories of the Holocaust; going back to Warsaw for the fiftieth anniversary; experiencing antisemitism in contemporary Poland; and her views on U.S. politics.
    Doris F. Greenberg
    Melissa Block
    interview:  1998 November 22
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Greenberg, Doris, 1930-

    Administrative Notes

    Melissa Block, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the interview with Doris Greenberg on November 22, 1998.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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