Viennese districts: 8th District

Edith Friedlander was born in Vienna in 1922 as Edith Käufler. After the Anschluss she emigrated with her parents to Prague. She arrived in the Theresienstadt Ghetto in 1942 with her mother, from where they were deported to Auschwitz in 1944. Friedlander's mother was murdered there. Friedlander was sent to the Oederan concentration camp supcamp near Chemnitz. After the war Friedlander lived in Prague before deciding to emigrate to the USA in 1947. At the time of the interview she lived in New York City.