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Oral history interview with Izy Rosenblat

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.113 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0113

Izy Rosenblat, born January 8, 1914 in Warsaw, Poland, discusses his family life before the Holocaust; his two brothers Eli and Herschel; his family’s move to Radom; at nine years old becoming a tailor apprentice to his future father-in-law, Yanka Fishman; courting his wife Hanna Taube, born in Radom in 1917, for 13 years; being forced to pay for protection against antisemitism in school; opening his own shop and becoming registered as a master tailor; being deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where Mengele did the selection; being transferred to another camp where he worked as a tailor; his memories of German disorganization; his liberation by the French on April 5, 1945; living for a short period on a farm; being taken to Dusseldorf and then to Stuttgart to a displaced persons camp; and arriving in the United States in 1950.

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Izy Rosenblat
Anthony DiIorio
interview:  1992 February 27
creation: Rockville (Md.)
3 sound cassettes (90 min.).
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:52:39
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