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Oral history interview with Donna Dray

Oral History | Accession Number: 2012.145.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0666

Donna Dray (née Pinto), born on August 28, 1916, discusses her childhood in Tangiers, Morocco; her family structure; how her family spoke modern Spanish; her family’s religious observances; why her family moved to Casablanca; her schooling; prewar relations between Jews, Catholics, and Muslims; her brothers’ studies in Paris, France; how she met her husband Jacques Dray; work restrictions placed on Jews in Morocco during the war by Vichy, France; the birth of her children; the American liberation of Morocco; how her family made a living after the war; her family’s immigration to Paris sometime after Moroccan independence; and her family’s adjustment to life in France.


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Interviewee
Donna Dray
Interviewer
Peggy Frankston
Date
interview:  2012 June 20
Language
French
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-27 12:51:06
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