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Oral history interview with Helen Jutkevicz

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0042

Helen Jutkevicz, born in Łódź, Poland, discusses growing up in a family of eight; the beginning of the war; being forced with her family to move into the Łódź Ghetto; life in the ghetto; the deaths of her father and one of her brothers; working at a straw factory until she and the rest of her family were transported to Auschwitz; arriving in Auschwitz; staying with her sister but being separated from their mother; being sent to Bremen to work; being transported with her sister to Bergen-Belsen, where Helen contracted typhus; being liberated; traveling with her sister from Bergen-Belsen to Gauting, Germany to find their brother, who had survived the war but had tuberculosis; living in the Feldafing displaced persons camp, where she met her husband; and eventually moving to Detroit, MI.


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Interviewee
Helen Jutkevicz
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.