Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Eli Okon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.760 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0760

Eli Okon, born in 1920 in Bialystok, Poland, discusses being one of eight children in his family; his family’s bakery; being forced into the Bialystok ghetto in 1941; being transported to Treblinka; being sent to Birkenau and Dachau; going to Israel after the war; and immigrating to the United States after his uncle provided an affidavit.


Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Interviewee
Eli Okon
Interviewer
Joel Okon
Date
interview:  1985 April 22
Geography
creation: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language
Hebrew
Yiddish
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-16 08:52:54
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn566383