"The Paper Gauze Ballerina"
Sopie Miklos is a native of Valea Lui Mihai, Romania. She lived in the ghetto in Oradea, Romania, (Nagyvárad) before being sent to Auschwitz where her parents were killed. She was selected as a dancer and participated in a theater production in the camp. Miklos was liberated from Auschwitz in 1945.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The transcript of "The paper gauze ballerina" was created by Sophie Miklos from an audiotape recording of her own testimony. The audiotape testimony was recorded in 1959.
Contains information about Sophie Miklos and her experiences of persecution in Romania, deportation from the Oradea (Nagyvárad, Hungary) ghetto, imprisonment at Auschwitz, and liberation by the Red Army.