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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Aaronson, Rachel
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Rachel Aaronson discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Aaronson, born at the beginning of the war in Paris, was hidden in a convent with the help of partisans, and became an orphan when both her parents were killed. She discusses moving place to place during her childhood and the emotional challenges of being a "hidden child".
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Rachel Aaronson. 2000
Alternative Title
Rachel Aaronson : 2000
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Aaronson, Rachel (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
2000
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Rachel Aaronson discusses her experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Aaronson, born at the beginning of the war in Paris, was hidden in a convent with the help of partisans, and became an orphan when both her parents were killed. She discusses moving place to place during her childhood and the emotional challenges of being a "hidden child".
Notes
Part of lecture series, "Holocaust Awareness Committee: a time to bear witness."
Related item
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee records (A67)
Holocaust awareness series. Backstrom Holocaust survivors speakers series ; 2000
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Paris (France)
Brussels (Belgium)
Pithiviers (Concentration camp)
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Aaronson, Rachel
child survivor
partisans
Identifier
TLC_0127
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Rachel Aaronson, Location 89/4
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