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Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series
Creator
Webb, Miriam
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee
Abstract
Holocaust survivor Miriam Webb 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. Webb, originally from Lithuania, was a university student in the city of Kaunas when the war began. She was forced to live in a ghetto near Kaunas and survived by working in a kitchen and later hiding in a barn. She describes the brutality of the killings in Kaunas and answers audience questions.
Title
Philip N. Backstrom Survivor Lecture Series transcript. Miriam Webb. 1995
Alternative Title
Miriam Webb : 1995
Creator
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Committee (Creator)
Contributor
Webb, Miriam (Speaker)
Language
English
Date created
1995
Type of resource
Text
Genre
Transcripts
Format
Digital origin
reformatted digital
Abstract/Description
Holocaust survivor Miriam Webb 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. Webb, originally from Lithuania, was a university student in the city of Kaunas when the war began. She was forced to live in a ghetto near Kaunas and survived by working in a kitchen and later hiding in a barn. She describes the brutality of the killings in Kaunas and answers audience questions.
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 ; 1995
Subjects and keywords
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
Jewish ghettos
Kaunas (Lithuania)
Webb, Miriam
Kurkliai (Lithuania)
ghetto
Identifier
TLC_0067
Permanent URL
Location
Northeastern University Library
Archives and Special Collections (A67) Miriam Webb, Location 89/4
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