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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript
Creator
Lewy, Stephan
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Stephan Lewy discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Lewy, originally from Germany, was orphaned at a young age and was eight years old when Hitler came to power. He was later sent to France, and escaped to the United States via Casablanca. He was drafted into the U.S. army, serving in Europe, and was among the first American troops into Buchenwald. He also answers audience questions.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series. Stephan Lewy. 2013
Alternative Title
Stephan Lewy : 2013
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Lewy, Stephan, 1925- (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
2013
Type of resource
Moving image
Genre
Video recordings
Format
Video
Digital origin
born digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Stephan Lewy discusses his experiences during the Holocaust as part of the Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series held during Northeastern University's annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Lewy, originally from Germany, was orphaned at a young age and was eight years old when Hitler came to power. He was later sent to France, and escaped to the United States via Casablanca. He was drafted into the U.S. army, serving in Europe, and was among the first American troops into Buchenwald. He also answers audience questions.
Notes
"Hosted by the Northeastern Humanities Center and the Holocaust Awareness Committee"
Related item
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee records (A67)
Holocaust awareness series. Backstrom Holocaust survivors speakers series ; 2013
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Berlin (Germany)
Casablanca (Morocco)
Buchenwald (Concentration camp)
Lewy, Stephan, 1925-
Chabanes (France)
Identifier
0179
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Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Stephan H. Lewy, Location 89/4
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