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Oral history interview with Daisy Chelly

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.264 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0644

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Daisy Chelly (Seror), born January 20, 1933 in Gabes (Qābis), Tunisia, describes her grandfather’s prestigious reputation within the Jewish community; her grandfather’s department store which provided the Jewish community with provisions during Shabbat; her attendance of public nursery school; the lack of antisemitism before the war; the Tunisian Consul’s attempt to recruit members of the Jewish community of Gabes; the requisition of Jews for forced labor; the liberation of Tunisia; her job providing assistance to a local Jewish doctor; the Jewish community’s mass exodus to Israel; her marriage to Youna Chelly and their four children; and the Chelly family’s immigration to France.

Interviewee
Madame Daisy Chelly
Interviewer
Peggy Frankston
Date
2011 October 19  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:21:23
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