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Oral history interview with Shari Weiss

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0089.11 | RG Number: RG-50.155.0011

Shari Weiss, born on April 28, 1929 in Herina, Romania, describes going to live with an aunt and uncle in Cluj, Romania at age nine; remaining in Cluj until 1944; the German occupation in 1944; being sent to a transit camp in a brick factory for three weeks; being transported in May 1944 to Auschwitz; living in Auschwitz with her aunt stayed for about five months; being transferred with her aunt to a labor camp in Altenburg, Germany; working in a factory until April 1945; being marched out of the camp with the other inmates; being liberated with her aunt by the American army two days later; and learning that her uncle did not survive the war.
[Full transcripts available at http://holocaust.umd.umich.edu/]


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Interviewee
Shari Weiss
Interviewer
Robert Roth
Date
interview:  1985 April 17
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
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