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Oral history interview with Rachel Zolowicz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.537 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0537

Rachel Zolowicz, born July 15, 1926 in Ozorków, Poland, discusses her childhood in Ozorków; her memories of the German invasion; her family's deportation to the ghetto in Ozorków; the work she performed and her separation from her parents; her transfer to the Lódz ghetto with her two sisters in 1941; their deportation to Auschwitz; the work she performed in an unnamed subcamp; her subsequent transfers with her sisters to Allendorf, Mauthausen, Bergen-Belsen, and an unnamed camp where she was liberated in March 1945; her experiences in displaced persons (DP) camps; the conditions in the DP camp; her marriage in 1946; and immigrating to the United States in 1951.

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Interviewee
Zolowicz, Rachel
Date
interview:  1991 July 10
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
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