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Oral history interview with Frida Ruderman

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.352 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0590

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Frida Ruderman, born February 26, 1925 in Serei, Lithuania, describes her prewar life with her family; her father’s occupation as a doctor and her mother’s occupation as a dentist; her involvement in the Communist Youth Group; relatively congenial relations between Jews and non-Jews in Serei; the Soviet occupation of Serei; her escape to Moscow before the war broke out; her survival in Moscow with her aunt; her sadness and distress after learning that the rest of her family had perished; her marriage in 1952; her status as one of seven Jews from Serei who survived the Holocaust; her emotional return to Serei post-war; and her immigration to and life in the United States.

Interviewee
Ms. Frida Ruderman
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
2010 October 15  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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