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Oral history interview with Anna Fehér Kreisch

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.78 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0078

Anna Kreisch (Kreisch Joszefné Fehér Anna), born in 1929 in Budapest, Hungary, describes her mother, who did cleaning and laundry for Jewish families, including Mrs. Weis, who lived on Dob street with her two sons; Mrs. Weis leaving before the war; how her house was hit by a bomb on 17 April and her family lost their flat and their belongings; moving to a flat at no. 26 Vilmos császár street, which they had to move out of two months later as it became a yellow star house; the curfew for Jews and bringing ice cream to the Jewish family across the street during the curfew; being threatened by a German soldier for bringing ice cream to their Jewish neighbors; working at a cotton factory beginning in 1943 and training a Jewish girl, Ildikó, who had worked there as a form of labor service; seeing a column of about 50 Jews being walked on Andrássy street and escorted by German soldiers; seeing numerous Arrow Cross Party members in the city; how her sister cried for three days after she saw how Jews were shot into the river; moving to Szakály; and the Russians arriving and attacking the women in Szakály.

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Anna Kreisch
Borbála Kriza
interview:  2014 September 23
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2021-02-26 11:50:41
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