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Oral history interview with Abraham Bergman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.6 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0006

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    Oral history interview with Abraham Bergman

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Abraham Bergman, born June 15, 1924, in Krasnik, Poland, describes his prewar life in Lublin; his experiences with violent antisemitism; the German occupation of his town; his work at menial jobs assigned by the Judenrat; the first deportations in 1941; how, by September 1942, the town was “Jedenrein,” cleansed of Jews; the “Judenkarde,” the legal document which allowed Jews to remain; his transport to Budzyn labor camp; the Ukrainian and SS guards in the camp; doing forced labor for the German company Henklewerk; and being transported to Majdenek in 1944 where he became the foreman of a group of shoemakers.
    Interviewee
    Abraham Bergman
    Interviewer
    Anthony Young
    Date
    interview:  1992 March 01

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    2 sound cassettes (90 min.).

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Bergman, Abraham, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Anthony Young, of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ID Card Project, conducted the interview with Abraham Bergman in Brooklyn, NY, on March 1, 1992.
    Funding Note
    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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    2023-11-16 08:23:29
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