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Oral history interview with Blanka Rothschild

Oral History | Accession Number: 2001.318 | RG Number: RG-50.549.03.0003

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Blanka Rothschild describes her liberation from forced labor in Wittenberg at the end of the war; leaving Poland for Berlin, Germany after the war; her time spent in the Schlachtensee displaced person camp; her boat trip to the United States; meeting and interacting with relatives in the US; marrying and having a daughter; living in New York, NY; her daughter’s life; visiting Israel; her views on religion; speaking publicly about the Holocaust; the importance of the founding of Israel to her; and her granddaughter.

Interviewee
Blanka Rothschild
Date
2001 March 16  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:39:13
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