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Oral history interview with Magda Beer

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0038

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.


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Interviewee
Magda Beer
Interviewer
Kay Roth
Date
interview:  1983 July 05
Geography
creation: Oak Park (Mich.)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:52:27
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