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Child Survivors of the Jewish Holocaust

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The Child Survivors of the Jewish Holocaust Collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Sarah Traister Moskovitz as part of her research on the experience of childhood during the Holocaust. The testimonies consist of video recordings documenting experiences in hiding, escaping persecution, incarceration in ghettos, labor camps, and concentration camps. Interviewees speak about their childhoods in Belgium, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, and Yugoslavia. Concentration camp survivors speak about their experiences in Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Gross Rosen, Mauthausen, Ravensbruck, Salzwedel, Terezin (Theresienstadt), Transnistria camps, and Westerbork.

Content Warning: These interviews contain graphic descriptions of violence and may be upsetting to some users.