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Holocaust Survivor Talk: Bill Harvey
Holocaust Survivor Talk: Bill Harvey

Thu, Nov 04



Holocaust Survivor Talk: Bill Harvey

Bill Harvey was born in Berehovo, Czechoslovakia. In 1938, Berehovo was annexed by Hungary and when Nazi Germany invaded Hungary in 1944, Bill’s family was relocated to the ghetto in Beregszász, Hungary. They lived there for six weeks before they were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau.

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Nov 04, 2021, 11:00 AM



Bill stayed in Auschwitz for approximately two weeks until he was sent to Germany to clean rubble from Allied bombings. Bill was liberated at Buchenwald in April 1945. Bill settled in Los Angeles in 1950, where he worked in cosmetology and owned two salons, including the Continental House of Beauty in Beverly Hills. Bill styled hair for Judy Garland, Mary Martin, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Liza Minnelli.


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