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COLLECTIONS OF CANADIAN HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
The following testimonials are part of a project to digitize and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors across Canada.
The project received financial support from the Government of Canada, the Azrieli Foundation, the Asper Foundation, Power Corporation, the Paula Nussbaum family and Janette and Michael Diamond.
Thomas Hecht recalls the difficulties of the first years in Montreal.Listen
Muguette Myers recalls how she found friends at the YMHA when she first arrived in Montreal.Listen
Edgar Lion describes his experiences in the internment camp in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.Listen
Dana Bell describes the difficulties of starting a new life in Montreal.Listen
Eva Koplowicz recalls how she and her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Edmonton in 1949.Listen
Jacob Adler recalls the first years in Canada after immigrating in 1946.Listen