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Oral history interview with Estelle Klipp

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0308 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0059

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    Oral history interview with Estelle Klipp


    Interview Summary
    Estelle Klipp, born in Łódź, Poland in 1922, discusses her experiences in the Łódź ghetto; being in Auschwitz, work camps in Hamburg and Sasel, and Bergen-Belsen; her liberation from Bergen-Belsen by British forces; working for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration in Hanover, Germany; post-war life in Germany; meeting her husband and starting a family; immigrating to the United States; antisemitism; moving to Los Angeles, CA; meeting other Holocaust survivors; the 1939 Club for Polish survivors; becoming a real estate agent; the death of her husband; why she never returned to Poland; her views on Israel and Judaism; how the memory of her experiences during the Holocaust have affected her daily life; alternative medicine; assimilating into American culture; the significance of Holocaust studies; her views on contemporary acts of genocide; and the importance of Holocaust remembrance.
    Estelle Klipp
    Regine Beyer
    interview:  1999 July 16
    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
    Klipp, Estelle, 1922-

    Administrative Notes

    Regine Beyer, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the interview with Estelle Klipp on July 16, 1999 in West Hollywood, CA.
    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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