Israel (Laszlo) Lazar papers
Contains a memoir, entitled "Memoirs about the Holocaust, 1944-1945," as well as numerous photocopies of newspaper articles, photographs, and documents relating to Mr. Lazar's experiences in the ghetto in Oradea, Romania, and in various concentration camps, including Rehmsdorf-Troeglitz, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Buchenwald where he was liberated.
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Collection contains Israel Laszlo Lazar's memoir (in German) entitled "Erinnerungen und Erlebnisse aus den Jahren des Holocaust (1944-1945)" and a transcript (in Hebrew) of a December 27,1995, Yad Vashem videotaped interview with Israel Laszlo Lazar in which he describes his experiences in the Ordia-Mera (a.k.a. Oradea or Oradea-Mare, Romania) ghetto, his deportation to Auschwitz concentration camp, his transfer to Buchenwald, to Rehmsdorf, and back to Buchenwald concentration camp, and the liberation of Buchenwald; and a transcript of remarks made by Fred W. Friendly, former President of CBS News, about Edward R. Murrow's description of the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp in which portions of the Murrow description are included.
Contains Israel (Laszlo) Lazar's 125-page memoir in Hebrew entitled "Zichronot Me-ha-Shoah,1944-1945" (Memoirs about the Holocaust, 1944-1945). He describes his deportation from the ghetto in Oradea (Nagyvarad), Romania, to Auschwitz, Buchenwald, and Rehmsdorf-Troeglitz concentration camps, and his liberation in Buchenwald. He also describes his visit to Oradea in 1998. Survivor Israel Lazar's eyewitness testimonies complete with photocopies of documents, pieces of correspondence, and black and white photos.