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Oral history interview with Renne Schiller

Oral History | Accession Number: 2008.374 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0556

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Renee Schiller, born in 1936 in Horodenka, Poland (present day Ukraine), discusses her family; her experiences as a young child living in the ghetto; fleeing to other towns and ghettos with her family; hiding in a bunker and escaping when it was discovered; returning to hiding until liberation; developing typhus after liberation and losing her hair; leaving for Poland with her mother and brother; staying in Polish orphanages and a displaced persons camp in Germany; returning to a different orphanage and being sent to the United States in 1949; living with a foster family with her brother until her mother joined them; attending school in New York and Minneapolis; her marriage; and her life in the U.S.

Interviewee
Renee Schiller
Interviewer
Stephanie Blyskal
Date
2008 November 09  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:19:36
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