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Oral history interview with Hannah Fisk

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0030

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    Oral history interview with Hannah Fisk


    Interview Summary
    Hannah Fisk (née Hanka Monczyk), born on June 5, 1924 in Częstochowa, Poland, discusses her childhood; her six brothers and four sisters; the death of her mother when Hannah was two years old; her father and stepmother; her family’s religious life; antisemitism; participating in the Yiddish theater; traveling to Oświęcim to attend her sister’s wedding and staying in nearby Chorzów with her other sister for the rest of the summer; the German invasion and being prevented from returning home; being sent with her sister to the Sosnowiec ghetto; being sent to Gabersdorf, a female labor camp, where she stayed for the duration of the war; life in the camp; the liberation of the camp by Russian troops; living in Waldenburg (possibly Wałbrzych, Poland), where she met her future husband; settling in Stoffen, Germany (now in Pürgen, Germany) and having their first son; moving to the United States to be with her two surviving brothers; her experiences with antisemitism in Detroit, MI; and her views on faith.
    Hannah Fisk
    Donna Miller
    interview:  1983 January 24
    creation: Oak Park (Mich.)

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Fisk, Hannah, 1924-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Hannah Fisk. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992.
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