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Oral history interview with Mária Horváth Bartha

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.79 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0079

Mária Bartha (Bartha Attilane Horváth Mária), born in 1934, describes growing up in Budapest; her parents divorcing and commuting between their homes (her father lived by the bridge connecting Pesterzsébet to Csepel and her mother lived in Pesterzsébet on lower Határ út); her father’s work for a Jewish entrepreneur, Berger; being at school during the first big bombing and going to her father’s house; Jews having to wear the yellow star; the creation of the ghetto and the looting of Jewish homes; Jews being forced to do labor under guard of the Arrow Cross Partymembers; and witnessing the deportation of Jews from the ghetto.

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Mária Bartha
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 11:59:02
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