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Oral history interview with Felicia Weingarten

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0097.10 | RG Number: RG-50.043.0010

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Felicia Weingarten, born in Poland in 1926, discusses losing her entire family during the Holocaust; antisemitism in Poland; having two siblings; the German invasion and the immediate persecution of Jews; being made to wear the Jewish star; being placed in a ghetto; deportations and deaths in the ghetto; rationing; being deported to Auschwitz; arriving in the camp; the selection process and managing to stay with her mother; being taken to Birkenau; being sent to an underground airplane factory; being marched for three days from Breslau (Wroclaw, Poland) and taken to another camp; being liberated by the British in April 1945; being too weak to eat; finding out about the deaths of her family members; going to New York, NY in 1948; resistance during the war; current antisemitism; and ways she coped with her experience.

Interviewee
Felicia K. Weingarten
Date
1982 June  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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