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Oral history interview with Rosalie Laks Lerman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0225 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0396

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

Rosalie Laks Lerman, born on March 5, 1926 in Starachowice, Poland, describes growing up as the middle daughter in a well-off Jewish family; her internment in the Starachowice ghetto; her deportation to the Majówka labor camp, where she stayed from 1942 to 1944 working in a brick factory; her transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau in July 1944 and remaining there through January 1945; her transfer to Ravensbrück in January 1945 and then to a sub-camp of Ravensbrück; her liberation on May 4, 1945 by the Russian Army; being placed into a displaced persons camp in Berlin in 1946; and her immigration to New York on February 11, 1947.

Interviewee
Rosalie L. Lerman
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
1998 December 01  (interview)
1999 January 13  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
9 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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