Helen Fagin

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Helen Fagin

Language: English

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