Oral history interview with Isaac Mischkinsky and Bella Mischkinsky
Isaac Mischkinsky and Bella Mischkinsky describe their secret wedding at the work camp in Riga, Latvia; Isaac’s role overseeing the physical expansion of the camp since he was a civil engineer; the roles of Jews in the camp; Bella’s views on the effects of camp life on the inmates; their removal from Riga to other camps; being imprisoned in Germany; their arduous path to liberation; working with the HIAS in Europe after the liberation; immigrating to the United States; settling in Peoria, Illinois and then in New York City; and the attitudes of American Jews towards Jewish refugees.
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- Peter Lerner
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Peter Lerner
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