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Oral history interview with Tusia Volansky

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.237 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0237

Tusia Volansky, born on June 28, 1922 in Lódz, Poland, discusses her childhood in Lódz; her family life; and her parents' status in the community; being snet with her mother and brother to the Lodz ghetto in 1939; life in the ghetto, including the conditions, her experiences, and the work she performed; being deported to Auschwitz in 1944; the physical and mental abuse she experienced in the camp; being transferred to Halbstadt (a subcamp of Gross-Rosen); being liberated by the Soviet Army in May 1945; her reunion with her brother in a displaced persons camp in Hannover, Germany; their return to Lodz; and the unfriendly reception she received there.


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Interviewee
Tusia Volansky
Date
interview:  1994 January 17
interview:  1994 January 27
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2021-01-07 19:51:06
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