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Life After Genocide

Romana Farrington

Language: English

Jewish Survivor

Romana describes growing up in a small Polish town after the war and how her family had to give up most of the space in their home according to Communist rule. They were forced to live together with a family that had an abusive father who tried to attack Romana and her mother.

Gender: Female
DOB: Jun 9, 1941
City of birth: Krosniewice
Country of birth: Poland
Ghettos: Warsaw (Poland), Krosniewice (Poland)
Went into hiding: Yes
Other experiences: concealment of Jewish identity

 

  • Miriam Tauber

    Language: English

    Jewish Survivor

    In New York City on September 11, 2001, Miriam contrasts her Holocaust experiences with the events transpiring at the very time of her interview. Miriam notes her desire to protect her children and grandchildren from the hatred she experienced.

    Gender: Female
    DOB: May 19, 1926
    City of birth: Nowy Targ
    Country of birth: Poland
    Ghettos: Stanislawów (Poland)
    Went into hiding: Yes
    Other experiences: escapes from Aktionen, escapes from the ghettos, escapes from mass shootings, concealment of Jewish identity

     

  • Romana Farrington

    Language: English

    Jewish Survivor

    Romana describes growing up in a small Polish town after the war and how her family had to give up most of the space in their home according to Communist rule. They were forced to live together with a family that had an abusive father who tried to attack Romana and her mother.

    Gender: Female
    DOB: Jun 9, 1941
    City of birth: Krosniewice
    Country of birth: Poland
    Ghettos: Warsaw (Poland), Krosniewice (Poland)
    Went into hiding: Yes
    Other experiences: concealment of Jewish identity

     

  • Malka Baran

    Language: English

    Jewish Survivor

    Malka Baran remembers working with children in a displaced persons' camp and notes that it was this work that helped her resume a normal life after the Holocaust.

    Gender: Female
    DOB: January 30, 1927
    City of Birth: Warsaw (Poland)
    Country of Birth: Poland
    Ghettos: Czestochowa (Poland : Ghetto)
    Went into hiding: No
    Other experiences: displaced persons camps

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