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Oral history interview with Olga Adler

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0002

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    Oral history interview with Olga Adler


    Interview Summary
    Olga Adler, born in Beregszász, Czechoslovakia (now Berehove, Ukraine), describes her family; her education; growing up assimilated and identifying more as Hungarian than Jewish; the Hungarian occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1938; the restrictions placed on Jews; her brother and future husband being sent to do forced labor; going to Budapest, Hungary and working as a clothing model; the German occupation and the deportations from Budapest; the mass murder of Jews at the Danube River; the bombings in Budapest; being sent to a camp; almost being shot; life in the camps; being sent back to the Budapest ghetto as a nurse; life in the ghetto; her father, mother, brother, and sister perishing in camps; liberation and her return to her hometown; getting married; and going to the United States when the Russians took over their town.
    Olga Adler
    Jonathon Fishbane
    interview:  1982 July 26

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Adler, Olga.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Olga Adler on June 2, 1982. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992.
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