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Collection Oral History Collection
Title Oral History Interview with Luisa Adar
Accession number 2016.38
Catalog Number 2016.38
Object Name Recording
Description Parents owned a general store. When Poland was invaded in 1939, her father was taken to Budzyn labor camp in 1942 and was later relased and taken home on a stretcher because he suffered from sunstroke. He became mentally and physically ill. Oldest brother moved to Bolivia to escape conscription. Went into hiding in 1942 and spent 22 months hiding in 34 different places. They hid in holes dug into the ground and in attics. During this time the Polish formed militias called AK (Armia Krajowa) to search for Jews. Her brothers were killed in 1943 while searching for food. After the war the remaining family moved to Kreshnik and later Bolivia to join her older brother. The rest of her extended family died in Auschwitz except for a distant cousin who now lives in Israel.
Subjects Hidden children (Holocaust)--Poland
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) [Oswiecim (Poland)]
Budzyn (Concentration camp) [Lublin (Poland : Voivodeship)]
Armia Krajowa (Poland)
Date and Location of Birth unknown-Polityczna, Poland
Creator Dallas Holocaust Museum
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Multimedia Click here to view the video, part 1 of 1.

Click here to view the transcript, part 1 of 1.
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