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Oral history interview with Abraham Jacob Holzman

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0040

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    Oral history interview with Abraham Jacob Holzman


    Interview Summary
    Abraham Jacob Holzman, born in 1925 in Łódź Poland, describes his life before the war; his brothers and sisters; his family’s business; the relations between Jews and non-Jews; his religious and secular educations; his experiences with antisemitism before the war; the Nazi invasion; being moved with his family to the Łódź ghetto; forced labor in the ghetto; stealing a carrot and being put on the list for deportation; being imprisoned for two weeks; his father’s death from starvation; working in a factory until 1944 when the family was deported to Auschwitz; life in Auschwitz; being sent with his mother were sent to Görlitz; his work in an airplane factory; the treatment of the prisoners; being sent on a death march for four weeks before returning to Görlitz; how his brother helped him survive the march; being liberated in 1945; returning to Poland; spending time in a displaced persons camp in Frankfurt, Germany; reuniting with his sister in Sweden; immigrating to the United States in 1953; adjusting to life in the US; talking about his experiences; his children; and his thoughts on Israel.
    Abraham-Jacob Holzman
    Larry Berg
    interview:  1983 September 14
    creation: Southfield (Mich.)

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Holzman, Abraham, 1925-

    Administrative Notes

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