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Oral history interview with Josiane Azoulay

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.267 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0647

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Josiane Dayan Azoulay, born on May 3, 1933 in Setif, Algeria, describes her childhood in Bougie (Bejaïa), Algeria; her father and mother; her father’s butcher shop; her education at a secular public school; the butcher shop’s service to the French Army, Navy, and police force; the antisemitic organization “les Croix de feu” and its violence towards her uncle; the family’s fear due to antisemitic violence; being expelled with her siblings from public school with the implementation of anti-Jewish laws; frequent air raids; the family’s move to Setif; the victory in Europe; Muslim violence on May 5, 1945; her marriage to Maurice Azoulay; and her family life in Nantes, France.

Interviewee
Josiane Azoulay
Interviewer
Peggy Frankston
Date
2011 November 08  (interview)
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:21:27
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