Helen Fagin

Jewish Survivor

Helen Fagin decribes the 'cultural resistance' through education in the Radomsko ghetto in Poland. She explains how reading a Polish translation of Gone With the Wind allowed her and her students to at least temporarily dream of a different world outside the reality of the ghetto.

Gender: Female

DOB: February 1, 1922

City of Birth: Radomsko (Poland)

Country of Birth: Poland

Ghettos: Lódz (Poland : Ghetto); Warsaw (Poland:Ghetto); Radomsko (Poland: Ghetto)

Went into hiding: Yes

Other experiences: deportation escapes; identity concealment; displaced persons camps


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