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Oral history interview with Ludmilla Pfefferberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1284.15 | RG Number: RG-50.147.0015

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

Ludmila Pfefferberg, who was from Lódz, Poland, describes the conditions in the Krakow Ghetto, including the selections, accommodations, work certificates, and the aktions; Plaszow living conditions and work; arriving at Auschwitz October 1944, their treatment and her belief in Oskar Schindler; hearing about the Brinnlitz list; Poldek Pfefferberg's errands for Schindler; more details about Auschwitz, including the appalling living and sanitary conditions, roll calls, selections, sleeping conditions, hunger, and the smell; arriving at Brinnlitz and the women's appearance; her first impressions and Schindler's welcoming speech; seeing her husband; believing they were safe; their living conditions; the comparison of Auschwitz to Brinnlitz; Schindler's protection; unskilled workers and the non-productivity of Brinnlitz; and her feelings upon liberation.

Interviewee
Ludmilla Page
Date
1983 May 19  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary films.
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:43:52
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