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Document Details


Title: Lucille Eichengreen
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Urban School of San Francisco
Collection: Telling Their Stories: Oral History of the Holocaust
Description: In 1925, Lucille was born in Hamburg, Germany and lived with her mother Sala Landau, and her father, Benjamin Landau. Her sister, Karin, was born in 1930. On October 27, 1938, her father was arrested for the first time, but returned later in spring of 1939. On the same day that World War II began, her father was taken again, but only his ashes were returned in September 1941. Lucille was 16 years old in 1941 when her regular schooling ended after being deported to the Lódz Ghetto in Poland where she remained for nearly four years. Lucille arrived in Auschwitz in August, 1944 and was later transferred to the work camp, Dessauerufer in October 1944. She was then transported to the slave labor camp in Neungamme in November and December of 1944. There, Lucille and other inmates cleared bombed buildings and shipyards until the long walk to Bergen-Belsen in February and March
Extent: 14 pages
URL: http://www.tellingstories.org/holocaust/leichengreen/lucille_frameset.html
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Eichengreen, Lucille Landau (Cecelia Landau), 1925-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1-Feb-1925
Speaker place of birth: Hamburg, Germany; Germany; Europe
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 77
Document location: Kennsington, CA
Document date: 30-May-2002
Interviewer: Julianne; Leah; Matthew
Historical events discussed: Holocaust, 1938-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Europe; Germany; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Concentration camp inmates; Concentration camps; Europe; Germany; Holocaust survivors; Holocaust, 1938-1945; Jewish children in the Holocaust; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities; World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029338-32529