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Oral history interview with Marsha Rozenblit

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.116 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0116

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Marsha Rozenblit discusses her father Mendel Rozenblit (born November 3, 1907 in Lukow, Poland): his life in prewar Poland; his father Avraham Rozenblit, mother Masha Markusfeld Rozenblit, and five brothers and one sister; his family’s religious observances; his two children with his first two wives; his time in the Warsaw ghetto from which he escaped during the uprising in April 1943; his arrest and internment in Auschwitz; his experience on a death march from Auschwitz to Dachau from which he was liberated in April 1945 by American forces; his work for the UN Relief and Restitution Agency; his immigration to the United States in December 1947; his marriage and birth of his daughter Marsha Rozenblit; his trauma from losing his first two children and the atrocities he experienced during the Holocaust; and his emotional struggles post-war.

Interviewee
Marsha Rozenblit
Interviewer
Sharon Tash
Date
1992 August 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).