Oral history interview with Hana Lowy Weiner

Identifier
irn36403
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • RG-50.600*0001
  • 2008.236.1
Dates
1 Jan 2008 - 31 Dec 2008
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 audiocassette

Acquisition

Hana Weiner donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on October 6, 2008.Hana Weiner donated this collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on October 6, 2008.

Accession number: 2008.236.1

Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hana Weiner

Scope and Content

Consists of one audiotape oral history with Hana Lowy Weiner, who was born in Plsen, Czechoslovakia in 1924. In the tape, Mrs. Weiner describes her deportation to Theresienstadt. She was later deported again, first to Auschwitz, and then to Christianstadt, a subcamp of Gross Rosen. She managed to escape from a death march and lived under an assumed name, hidden by a non-Jewish aunt in Prague until the end of the war. Her parents perished in the Holocaust.

Hana Lowy Weiner, born in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic) in 1924, describes her deportation to Theresienstadt; being sent to Auschwitz and then to Christianstadt, a subcamp of Gross Rosen; escaping from a death march; living under an assumed name and being hidden by a non-Jewish aunt in Prague until the end of the war; and the loss of her parents the Holocaust.

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Note(s)

  • Record type: Oral History

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