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Oral history interview with Jacqueline Rigeau

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.296.13 | RG Number: RG-50.710.0013

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    Oral history interview with Jacqueline Rigeau


    Interview Summary
    Jacqueline Rigeau describes her scouting experiences in Gaillac, France with her father, Paul-Raymond, and mother, Marie; the absence of contact with Jewish scouts; her father's role in forging identity papers for Jews fleeing the Nazis; meeting in Toulouse with Cardinal Saliège; her family’s efforts to save Gaillac Jews; helping a particular Polish family who fled the Vel’ d'Hiv roundup; her father’s warnings to Gaillac Jews each time he learned of a roundup in the "free" zone; a letter of appreciation from Gaillac Jews to her father after the liberation; her continued friendship with the Polish family they helped hide; and receiving the Righteous Among the Nations recognition with her parents July 17, 1991.
    Jacqueline Rigeau
    interview:  approximately 2005

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired the oral history interview with Jacqueline Rigeau, conducted for the 2006 film “Ich Bin Jude! Ich Bin Jude!,” from Bryan (Barak) Bard in March 2012.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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