Gerda Weissman Klein & Kurt Klein Interview
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Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Concentration camp inmates--Medical care.
Concentration camp inmates--Selection process.
Concentration camps--Psychological aspects.
Holocaust survivors--United States.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Study and teaching.
Sosnowiec (Concentration camp)
United States--Emigration and immigration.
World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Liberation.
World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor--Poland.
World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Czechoslovakia
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans--United States..
AbstractGerda talks about how her town was invaded and attacked by the Nazis. After being sent to concentration camps and rescued by US soldiers, she discovered that those she cares about passed away before and on Liberation Morning. Her husband Kurt met her after finding women held up in factories, and after helping her through illness and depression they got married.
DescriptionThis collection was donated by Norman Carlson of the Wallenberg Committee and George Browder of the Goldbloom Memorial Fund Committee. This collection comprises recorded oral histories from two living history day events focused on interviewing Holocaust survivors. This collection comprises oral history recordings on broadcast video cassette, VHS cassette, and audio cassette. All of which has been digitized as MP4 files. This collection is arranged into two major series, Series A. Interview Recordings and Series B. Interview Transcripts. Both of these series are in separate arrangements, the first level being the committee that created the recordings and the sub series level by last name of interviewee in alphabetical order.
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Gerda Weissman Klein and Kurt Klein Transcript Weissman Klein, Gerda; Klein, Kurt (Browder Committee, 1990)Gerda talks about how her town was invaded and attacked by the Nazis. After being sent to concentration camps and rescued by US soldiers, she discovered that those she cares about passed away before and on Liberation ...
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