Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

Ruth Kent - May 4, 1982


Ruth Kent was born in Łódź, Poland in 1930. Following the German invasion of Poland, Ruth and her family (her mother, three brothers and two cousins) were forced to move into the Łódź' ghetto.Her family was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944 where her motherand youngest brother perished. Ruth and her cousin were then sent to Stutthof concentration camp near Danzig, Poland. Ruth now lives in the United States.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Early War Years
  3. Family and Religious Life
  4. School Life
  5. Family Workers and Extended Family
  6. Entertainment in Łódź
  7. Pre-War Anti-Semitism
  8. Family's Education
  9. First Years of the War
  10. Relocating to the Ghetto
  11. Life in the Ghetto
  12. Relocating to Auschwitz
  13. Life in Auschwitz
  14. Going to Stutthof

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