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Oral history interview with Dvorah Shapiro

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

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

Dvorah Shapiro (née Haike), born in Lódz, Poland, describes her parents and younger brother, all of who died in Auschwitz; living in the Lódz 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 Lódz ghetto; and the photographs her uncle gave her of her family.

Interviewee
Dvorah Shapiro
Interviewer
The Honorable Hadassah Rosensaft
Date
1991 October 28  (interview)
Language
Hebrew
Extent
1 videocassette (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in..
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