Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Zygmunt Nebenzahl

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.35 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0035

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Zygmunt Nebenzahl, born March 27, 1900 in Kraków, Poland, describes his family’s background; his childhood and education; his father’s leather business; growing up Hasidic; antisemitism in Poland; getting married in 1928; leaving Poland on May 5, 1939 and going via London, England to Fremantle, Australia; arriving in Sydney on June 28, 1939; becoming a partner in a timber mill near Tamworth, NSW; his children and grandchildren; buying the firm that sold used Paul Ditisheim Swiss watches; visiting Austria and Germany after the war; his feelings towards Germans and Poles; visiting Israel several times; and his involvement in the Jewish community.

Interviewee
Zygmunt Nebenzahl
Date
1982 June 15  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:18
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn50978