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In Their Own Words

"In Their Own Words" is a collection of personal histories of the Holocaust from the memories and lives of those who live in the New Hampshire, Vermont, and northwest Massachusetts area. To submit materials for review, please contact Thomas White, twhite@keene.edu, 603-358-2746

Fred Feldman

Fred Feldman

Born in Baku, USSR, Fred and his family were refugees from his family historical homeland in Poland. His mother and father left their home in Sokolow Podlaski, Poland after Germany occupied Poland and overran their home town. More about Fred Feldman

Holocaust Survivor and Partisan

Truthfully, I've always considered myself to be a coward. Yet, I was able to escape from the Grodno ghetto in February 1943 even though it was surrounded by armed German… More about Holocaust Survivor and Partisan

Ingeborg Huttig – Jewish connections in my family

Thank you very much for giving me the chance of talking to you about the Jewish connections in my family. It will be a very personal report for which I tried to remember as much as … More about Ingeborg Huttig – Jewish connections in my family

Rescuer Marion Pritchard

Amsterdam, The Netherlands … 1942 – Marion Pritchard was studying to become a social worker when Germany invaded The Netherlands … More about Rescuer Marion Pritchard

Return to Gorlice by J. Victor Stern

My father, who was 76 at the time, was in Poland the last week of August 1999. He was taking a side trip from Prague, Czech Republic, where he was going to attend a Holocaust survivors' conference. More about Return to Gorlice by J. Victor Stern

One Family's Story by Peter Eisenstadter

This article is adapted from an address given at Larracey Auditorium, Keene Middle School in observance of Kristallnacht. More about One Family's Story by Peter Eisenstadter

Jerzy Bielecki: A story of moral courage

This article is courtesy of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. More about Jerzy Bielecki: A story of moral courage


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