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Oral history interview with Lonia Fishman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.25 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0025

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Lonia Fishman (née Goldman, born on May 3, 1920 in Wegrow, Poland) and her husband, Sevek Fishman, discuss Lonia’s childhood and her family; attending public school and a Hebrew school; making and selling quilts in Warsaw, Poland with her sister; her family’s move to Warsaw; getting married; the German invasion; how some Jews committed suicide; Sevek’s experience getting shot in the ghetto; stocking up on supplies with the family; the resolve of the family to remain together and not separate; Sevek’s mother; the Jewish police in the ghetto; Sevek witnessing his father being shot to death; and her sister Edith Goldman.

Interviewee
Lonia Fishman
Date
1992 March 29  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).