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Oral history interview with Nechama Zucker

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.12 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0012

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    Oral history interview with Nechama Zucker


    Interview Summary
    Nechama Zucker (née Gingold), born August 15, 1917 in Mlawa, Poland, discusses her childhood and education; growing up in an extremely religious family; training as a kindergarten teacher; getting married in September 1938 (married name Sieradzki); her experiences in the Pabianice and Łódź ghettos; being deported to Auschwitz with her sister; being sent to Hambühren then Bergen-Belsen concentration camps; being liberated in April 1945; an Australian soldier helping her contact her sister in Sydney, Australia; going from Hanover, Germany to Paris, France to Australia; getting married to another Holocaust survivor in 1949; having no intention to ever return to Poland or Germany; not being as religious as she was as a child; and her participation in the Jewish community.
    Nechama Zucker
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    interview:  1980 December 01
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    1 CD-ROM.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Zucker, Nechama, 1917-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Nechama Zucker to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
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