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Oral history interview with David Keller

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.332 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0332

David Keller discusses his childhood in Jablonka, Poland; his education in a yeshiva; his work in the town of Oświęcim; the Jews in the town being forced to vacate at the time of the construction of Auschwitz concentration camp; being forced to work for Nazi occupiers building highways; his experiences in several concentration camps, including Markstadt, Funfteichen, Gross-Rosen, Buchenwald, Dachau, Allach, and Staltach; his post-war experiences in the Feldafing displaced persons camp; his attempts to contact an uncle who lived in New York; his successful immigration with his wife to the United States in 1947; and his experiences adjusting to life in the United States and his family life and career in New York and in San Francisco.


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Interviewee
David Keller
Date
interview:  2000 March 17
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:33:45
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