Name of father, occupation
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Jacob, Nauchman, Tova, Sarah, Naftali, Miriam, Dora, Barrish, Leah and me
How many in entire extended family?
Unknown (my mother was youngest of 16)
Who survived the Holocaust?
Aaron, Leah, Dora, some cousins, two uncles and one niece
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Where did you go after being liberated?
I stayed in Germany for 5 years
When did you come to the United States?
1951 or 1952
Where did you settle?
After coming hear I was drafted and served in the United States Army for two years. I built ships in Labrador.
How is it that you came to Michigan?
To be with my sister who came here first
Occupation after the war
Electrical parts salesman
When and where were you married?
Homemaker, music Teacher
David, Barry, salesmen; Ruth Daniels, executive vice president of advertising and promotions; Vivian Friedman, psychic, advertising executive; Sheila Friedman, mortgage underwriter
What do you think helped you to survive?
You just do. It is an instinct.
What message would you like to leave for future generations?