Albert and Theodore Hersch Interview

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Issue Date
1985
Authors
Hersch, Albert
Hersch, Theodore
Publisher
Browder Committee
Keywords
Antisemitism--Czechoslovakia. , Auschwitz (Concentration camp) , Buchenwald (Concentration camp) , Concentration camps--Germany , Holocaust survivors--Interviews. , Holocaust survivors--United States. , Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives. , Men--Personal narratives. , Forced labor--Germany. , Violence in men. , Concentration camps--Germany--Sociological aspects. , World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Liberation. , World War, 1939-1945--Deportations from Czechoslovakia , Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Study and teaching.
Abstract
The two speakers are brothers that were sent to Auschwitz with their family. They watched their mom and sisters be sent to their death upon arrival. In the camps they watched people get beaten and abused by the Nazis. after moving to another camp they were rescued by the Allied Powers.
Description
This 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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