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Oral history interview with Rivka Muscovitz Glatz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.16 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0016

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

Rivka Muscovitz Glatz, born in Debrecen, Hungary on October 16, 1937, discusses moving to Cluj-Napoca, Romania; her early family life; being forced to wear Jewish stars on her clothing; father being taken to a forced labor camp by Hungarians in 1943; living on the income earned by her mother's knitting in 1944; being taken to a brick factory; being taken to Budapest, Hungary, and put in a large school yard; being transferred to Bergen-Belsen; having chicken pox and being separated from her mother; conditions in the camp; being placed on a train and sent to Switzerland, where she remained for eight months (end of 1944 and beginning of 1945); reuniting with her mother; being placed on a ship, "Via Doran," to go to Palestine; being separated from her mother and brother; becoming reacquainted with her mother and brother; life in Israel; and immigrating to the United States with her husband.

Interviewee
Rifka M. Glatz
Date
1992 April 04  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Gift of Larry Papier
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