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Oral history interview with Dvorah Shapiro

Oral History | Accession Number: 1991.A.0110.13 | RG Number: RG-50.266.0013

Dvorah Shapiro (née Haike), born in Łódź, Poland, describes her parents and younger brother, all of who died in Auschwitz; living in the Łódź ghetto until the end of 1944; being sent to Auschwitz at end of 1944; being transferred in February 1945 to Ravensbrück; being sent to Mauthausen then Bergen-Belsen; being liberated and sent to Diepholz, Germany to a children's home; being sent to a children’s home in Bergen-Belsen then Blankenese, Germany; going to Israel and then to her aunt and uncle; attending a clerical school and getting married at age 19; her three sons; her initial impressions of Auschwitz and her two weeks in Ravensbrück; working in the kitchen at one of the camps; starvation in the Łódź ghetto; and the photographs her uncle gave her of her family.


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Interviewee
Dvorah Shapiro
Interviewer
The Honorable Hadassah Rosensaft
Date
interview:  1991 October 28
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:06
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