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Oral history interview with Magda Beer

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0038

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    Oral history interview with Magda Beer


    Interview Summary
    Magda Beer (née Szesz), born in Budapest, Hungary in 1915, describes her early life; the death of her father when she was two years old; getting married in 1941 (her married name was Haskovitch); having a son; life under the German occupation; the deportation of her father-in-law and husband; the creation of the ghetto and life there; working in a brick factory; obtaining false identification papers; life under the Russian occupation; her work after the war as an entrepreneur; moving to the United States in 1951; her life in the US; and her thoughts on her survival.
    Magda Beer
    Kay Roth
    interview:  1983 July 05
    creation: Oak Park (Mich.)

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Beer, Magda, 1915-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    University of Michigan-Dearborn
    The University of Michigan, Dearborn conducted the interview with Magda Beer. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes in November 1992
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    2023-11-16 08:23:01
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