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Oral history interview with Sam Seltzer

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.232.0098

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    Oral history interview with Sam Seltzer


    Interview Summary
    Sam Seltzer, born in Modzurów, Poland, discusses his family; his mother, father, and five siblings; the beginning of the war; his mother and siblings unsuccessfully attempting to flee east to the Russian border; his family staying with Sam's older sister in the small town of Zawiercie, Poland; returning to Modzurów, until he was rounded-up by the Germans; being sent to several forced labor camps, including Sosnowiec, Klettendorf, Geppersdorf, Brande, Gräditz, Faulbrück and Annaberg; being sent in 1944 to Auschwitz; being in Birkenau for several weeks; volunteering to work as a mechanic and being sent to a labor Kommando attached to Buchenwald; being liberated in Buchenwald in April 1945; being hospitalized in Feldafing, Germany, where he was reunited with his brother; and immigrating with his brother to the United States.
    Sam Seltzer
    Anita Schwartz
    interview:  1982 November 29

    Physical Details

    3 sound cassettes : analog.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Seltzer, Sam, 1925-

    Administrative Notes

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