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Oral history interview with Kristine Keren

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.349 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0520

Kristine Keren (née Krystyna Chiger), born in 1935 in Lwów, Poland (L'viv, Ukraine), describes her childhood; her family’s history and their personalities; the Russian and German occupations of Lwów; how her life changed during the Nazi occupation; her family’s move into the Lwów ghetto; going into hiding in a sewer system underneath the ghetto after a liquidation; her physical and mental states at liberation; and how the sweater she kept with her while in hiding symbolizes her struggles and the memories of her family.


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Interviewee
Dr. Kristine Keren
Interviewer
Amy Rubin
Date
interview:  2007 October 25
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:53:43
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