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Oral history interview with Tola Gilbert

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0032

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    Oral history interview with Tola Gilbert


    Interview Summary
    Tola Gilbert, born in Sosnowiec, Poland, discusses her parents and childhood; experiencing antisemitism; the Jewish community in Sosnowiec; her secular and religious educations; life during the German occupation of Poland; being put in the ghetto with her family; resistance in Sosnowiec; the leader of the Judenrat, Moses Merin; being sent with her sisters to Ober Alstadt and Parschnitz to do forced labor; conditions in the camps; the liberation of the camp by Russians; being moved to a displaced persons camp in Bergen-Belsen; moving to the United States; meeting her future husband; and speaking about her experiences.
    Tola Gilbert
    Donna Miller
    interview:  1983 July 25
    creation: West Bloomfield Township (Mich.)

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Gilbert, Tola.

    Administrative Notes

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