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Oral history interview with Charlene Perlmutter Schiff


Interview Summary Charlene Schiff discusses being liberated by Russian forces while she was hiding in a forest; being treated at a hospital in L’viv; traveling to her hometown in eastern Poland; antisemitism in Poland; traveling to Germany; her experiences in the displaced persons camp Fernwald; immigrating to the United States; moving to Columbus, Ohio and attending Ohio State University; meeting her husband and getting married; becoming an American citizen; moving to New York; her experiences as a military wife; being stationed in Germany; moving back to the United States; starting a family; being stationed in Japan; how the memory of her experiences during the Holocaust has affected her daily life; the Vietnam War; going to Israel; meeting with other survivors; patriotism in America; dealing with survivor’s guilt; and becoming involved with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Date 2003 January 29  (interview)
RG Number RG-50.549.02*0068
Accession Number 2003.47
Extent 4 sound cassettes ; 60 min..
Language English
Provenance The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the interview with Charlene Perlmutter Schiff on January 29, 2003. The interview was transferred to the Archives Branch in March 2003. This interview was conducted as part of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Post-Holocaust oral history collection.
Classification sound recording
Corporate Name Fernwald (Displaced persons camp)
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Genre/Form Oral histories.
Geographic Name United States--Emigration and immigration.
Personal Name Schiff, Charlene, 1929-
Topical Term World War, 1939-1945--Liberation.
Antisemitism--Poland.
Holocaust survivors--United States--Travel--Israel.
Conditions on Access No restrictions on access
Conditions on Use No restrictions on use
Credit Line United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Jeff and Toby Herr Collection
Record Type Oral History
Digital Files
Link to Collection Oral history interviews of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Post-Holocaust oral history collection
Transcript/Notes Transcript of Oral history interview with Charlene Perlmutter Schiff [RG-50.549.02.0068_trs_en.pdf]
 
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