Jozsef Faludi's cousins, Judit and Edit Beck

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  • Photo taken in:
    Kiskőrös
    Year when photo was taken:
    1942
    Country name at time of photo:
    Hungary
    Country name today:
    Hungary
This picture was taken in a studio of my cousins, the Beck sisters. Their mother, Aunt Hermin, was my mother's sister. They also lived in Kiskoros. Aunt Hermin's husband was Ferenc Beck, who was a men´s tailor. The two girls went to middle school, then Judit learned typing and shorthand and worked in a lawyer´s office in Kiskoros. They lived in a house with their parents where there was a stage where theater performances were held just with Jews. They would rent the place and learn the play they wanted to present ahead of time, then put it on. Afterwards there was music, and then the young people would dance with each other. They were Yiddish plays, but presented in Hungarian. And the Beck family had their salon there in that house. They were deported together with my parents and sisters in 1944. My father and grandfather immediately went into the oven, and the girls and my mother went to work, in Germany. On the way it was the custom that the guards would shoot anybody who couldn't go any further. The sole of Edit's shoe came off, and she sat down, and her sister naturally stayed with her. They shot them in front of everybody.

Interview details

Interviewee: Jozsef Faludi
Interviewer:
Dora Sardi, Eszter Andor
Month of interview:
March
Year of interview:
2001
Szigetszentmiklos , Hungary

KEY PERSON

Judit Beck
Year of birth:
1922
City of birth:
Kiskoros
Country name at time of birth:
Hungary
Year of death:
1944
Country of death:
Germany
Died where:
Germany
Occupation
before WW II:
Office clerk

Other Person

Edit Beck
Year of birth:
1928
City of birth:
Kiskoros
Country name at time of birth:
Hungary
Year of death:
1944
Country of death:
Germany
Died where:
Germany

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