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Oral history interview with Georges Bouhana

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.233 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0637

Georges Bouhana, born in 1935 in Oran, Algeria, discusses why his grandfather moved to Morocco; his parents and his family background; attending a secular public school until the Vichy authorities expelled Jews; attending a private Catholic school after his expulsion; Bedeau (Râs el Ma) and Tindouf camps; continuing his education in public school after the Allies entered Algeria; later attending a private lycée; being a Jewish boy scout; being sent to a boarding school in 1955 as incidents related to Algeria’s war for independence increased; Jews fearing for their lives and belongings during that time period; his family’s move to Bordeaux, France; enrolling in dental school after passing his baccalaureate exam; spending his entire career as a dental surgeon in Bordeaux; and being president of the local International League against Racism and Antisemitism (LICRA).

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Georges Bouhana
Peggy Frankston
interview:  2011 September 08
1 digital file : WAV.
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:24:13
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