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Oral history interview with Edith Liebgold

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1284.10 | RG Number: RG-50.147.0010

Edith Liebgold describes the Krakow Ghetto, including the overcrowding, living conditions, forced labor, and identity papers; her selection for work at Oskar Schindler's Emalia; her first impressions of Schindler and believing in his promises; life in Emalia, including the food, living arrangements, and working conditions; incidents illustrating Schindler's kindness towards Jews and respect for their religion; her future husband's transfer to Emalia, which was arranged by Schindler, and his failure to get on Brinnlitz list; her first impressions of Schindler and immediate trust; her experiences in Auschwitz, including her feelings on arrival, the status of Schindler women, her doubts, and maintaining faith in Schindler; working and living conditions at Brinnlitz; Schindler's gift of material to workers at end of war; surviving the war; Schindler's motives in saving Jews; and Schindler taking a father's role at her marriage in Regensburg in 1945.

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Edith Liebgold
Jon Blair
interview:  1983 May 12
Documentary films.
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Record last modified: 2020-04-07 10:59:55
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