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Oral history interview with Rose Warner

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0247 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0058

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Rose Warner (née Luft) discusses the various camps in which she was a prisoner, including Majdanek, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ravensbrück, and Meyerhoff; the murder of her daughter in a camp; her liberation by the American Red Cross; traveling to Denmark; being taken care of by the Danish people; going to Sweden and being adopted by a Swedish couple; the poetry she wrote after the war; reuniting with her father, brother, and husband in Poland; having more children; her religious identity; moving to Israel; moving to Canada; immigrating to the United States; the tattoo she received in Auschwitz; her second marriage; being interviewed by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; the Ku Klux Klan; how her experiences during the Holocaust have affected her daily life; the importance of Holocaust remembrance; and her views on American politics.

Interviewee
Rose S. Warner
Interviewer
Regina Baier
Date
1999 July 15  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation