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Oral history interview with Magda Beer

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0038

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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.

Interviewee
Magda Beer
Interviewer
Kay Roth
Date
1983 July 05  (interview)
Geography
creation : Oak Park (Mich.)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:49:48
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