Name of father, occupation
Owner of fruit business, farmer
Maiden name of mother, occupation
Immediate family (names, birth order)
Parents, four brothers and two sisters
How many in entire extended family?
Who survived the Holocaust?
Only me in my immediate family, all in extended family perished
Name of Concentration / Labor Camp(s)
Where did you go after being liberated?
Lived in DP camp Heidenheim, Germany
When did you come to the United States?
Where did you settle?
Canton, Ohio (1951), then Detroit, MI (1951-2000)
When and where were you married?
1946 in Lublin
Faye Wolkowicz, works for a doctor; David, dermatologist; Dora Jackler, JCC Health Club
Eitan and Noam Jackler; Jeremy, Kevin, and Gregory Elbaum; and Danielle, Shira, and Matthew Wolkowicz
What do you think helped you to survive?
I looked like a gentile having blond hair. I was the oldest in family and a hard worker. I was a strong girl before the war. I took every opportunity to get food. I helped my friends and they helped me. Biography taken from University of Michigan-Dearborn, Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive and interview with daughter, Dora Jackler. To learn more about this survivor, please visit this site. http://holocaust.umd.umich.edu/elbaum/ Oral History also available at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus Library Archive in Farmington Hills, Michigan
What message would you like to leave for future generations?
I helped my friends and they helped me.