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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series
Creator
Krasa, Edgar
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Edgar Krasa 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. Krasa, who grew up in Karlsbad in the Sudetenland, became part of a group of Jews that readied Theresienstadt for Jewish inmates and was later sent to Auschwitz. He speaks about the conditions in the camps, his experience of forced labor, and how he escaped the death march from Auschwitz.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript. Edgar Krasa. 1998
Alternative Title
Edgar Krasa : 1998
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Krasa, Edgar (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
1998
Type of resource
Text
Genre
Transcripts
Format
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Edgar Krasa 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. Krasa, who grew up in Karlsbad in the Sudetenland, became part of a group of Jews that readied Theresienstadt for Jewish inmates and was later sent to Auschwitz. He speaks about the conditions in the camps, his experience of forced labor, and how he escaped the death march from Auschwitz.
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 ; 1998
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Czechoslovakia
Poland
Sudetenland (Reichsgau)
Prague (Czech Republic)
Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic)
Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)
Krasa, Edgar
Identifier
TLC_0091
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Edgar Krasa, Location 89/4
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