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Oral history interview with Zygmunt Nebenzahl

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

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    Oral history interview with Zygmunt Nebenzahl


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Zygmunt Nebenzahl
    interview:  1982 June 15
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 CD-ROMs.

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    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Zygmunt Nebenzahl 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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