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Oral history interview with Vera Glasberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.368 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0561

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Vera Glasberg, born in 1912 in Riga, Latvia, describes moving to Kiev, Russia (present day Kiev, Ukraine); her childhood; returning to her family’s hometown of Riga after the Russian Revolution in 1917; moving to Berlin, Germany and then to Belgium at age 17; remaining in Belgium until May 1940 when Germany invaded; fleeing to France with her parents; living with other families in a community house; getting married; immigrating to the United States with her husband in 1941; helping European Jews obtain visas; her parents’ immigration to the U.S. after the war; and her life in the U.S.

Interviewee
Vera Glasberg
Interviewer
Judith Cohen
Date
2009 January 07  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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