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Oral history interview with Perla Nunez

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.91 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0572

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Perla Hauszwalb Nunez (born in Pulawy, Poland on January 6, 1928) discusses growing up in an Orthodox Jewish family; moving to Paris, France in 1933 with her family and attending a public school; being required to register as Jews at the local mayor’s office; the first roundup of Jews in France; crossing the demarcation line to the free zone with the help of an underground network; eventually traveling to Espéraza, France; going to a boarding school in Limoux, France, where she was the only Jewish girl; her feelings of being French; returning to Paris in 1947 and finishing her studies in Versailles; not receiving help from Jewish aid organizations; meeting her future husband, Giacomo Nunez; traveling to Tunisia; and moving to Maryland in 1996.

Perla Nunez
Peggy Frankston
2010 April 20  (interview)
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:19:57
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