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Oral history interview with Mary Feldbrill

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.318 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0318

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Mary Feldbrill describes her childhood in Czestochowa, Poland; her father , who was owned a successful bakery; her early memories of antisemitism; the Nazi occupation; the creation of the ghetto; being separated from her parents and sent to forced labor in a factory; witnessing the murder of Jews without work assignments; the deportation of her parents to Treblinka, where they perished; being relocated to a small ghetto and witnessing the shooting massacres of 15 Jews; the liberation of Czestochowa by Soviet troops; getting married after the war in 1945 to a man she met in one of the factories; moving to Israel in 1949; their difficulties in Israel; their immigration to Canada in the 1950s; her brother’s immigration to the United States; and moving to the US in 1956.

Interviewee
Mary Feldbrill
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
1998 April 01  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:13:36
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