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Oral history interview with David Yegher

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.142 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0142

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David Yegher (né Jegher), born in December 22, 1920 in Rona de Jos, Romania, describes his life in Romania before World War II; early institutionalized antisemitism throughout Europe; his displacement in a ghetto in Slotyna, Czechoslovakia (now Solotvyno, Ukraine); transporting goods from nearby towns to Jewish families in the ghetto; his experiences in Auschwitz and Gleiwitz and subsequent hardships in the labor camps; being liberated by the British Army; his post-war hospitalization; immigrating to the United States; his encounter with the American Nazi Party; and the importance of trying to overcome contemporary antisemitism.

Interviewee
David Yegher
Date
1992 August 18  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (90 min.).