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Oral history interview with Franka Charlupski

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0014

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    Oral history interview with Franka Charlupski


    Interview Summary
    Franka Charlupski (née Weintraub), born in 1920 in Łódź, Poland, describes growing up in a middle-class Hasidic family; being the oldest child; attending public school; the German invasion of Poland; being moved with her family to the Łódź Ghetto, where they did forced labor; getting married in 1942; conditions in the ghetto; the deportation of her family to Auschwitz in August 1944; the journey to the camp in cattle cars; being sent with her sister were sent to a camp outside Bremen, Germany; cleaning up houses after bombings; the Kapos; German locals leaving hidden food for the inmates; surviving a bombing; being transferred to Bergen-Belsen; the conditions in Bergen-Belsen; being forced to drag dead bodies into mass graves; stealing and punishments in the camps; being liberated in April 1945; her current religious practices; meeting and marrying her second husband; moving to the United States in 1949; settling in Detroit, MI; and sharing her Holocaust story with her family.
    Charlupski, Franka
    interview:  1981 November 19
    creation: Southfield (Mich.)

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Franka Charlupski. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Archives Branch received the tapes in November 1992.
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