Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Guta Blass Weintraub

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0304 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0060

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

Guta Blass Weintraub discusses her pre-war family life in Lódz, Poland; moving into a ghetto; establishing a kindergarten in the ghetto; being sent to a work camp; attacking a Ukrainian guard; her experience during a death march out of Auschwitz; being relocated to Ravensbrück; the death of her mother in Ravensbrück; being liberated through the intervention of the Swedish section of the World Jewish Congress; her religious beliefs; traveling to Berlin, Germany; being reunited with her husband and getting married; immigrating to the United States; living in Charleston, SC; her large family; antisemitism and racial segregation in the United States; talking about her Holocaust experiences to school children; going to Israel; testifying in Germany against Holocaust perpetrators; going back to Poland and visiting Auschwitz; how the memory of her experiences during the Holocaust affects her daily life; moving to Rockfeld, SC; and her patriotic feelings towards America.

Interviewee
Guta B. Weintraub
Interviewer
Dan Collison
Date
1999 August 18  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:53:29
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn506725