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Moses and Ruth Rontal collection

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.0911

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    Consists of scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, books, family tree information and clippings regarding the life and Holocaust experiences of Moses and Ruth Rontal. Moses, originally of Vilna, was the chief cantor in Radom prior to the war; he lost his wife and daughter in the Holocaust, survived several concentration camps, and met Ruth Gold, who also lost her husband and children in the Holocaust, in the Dachau concentration camp. They married in Stuttgart in April 1946 and arrived in the United States in May 1946, where Moses Rontal continued his work as a cantor. Includes photographs of immediate post-war life, documentation of their wedding and of Rontal's work as a cantor.
    inclusive:  1914-1995

    Physical Details

    English Hebrew
    2 tapes.
    4 folders
    1 oversize folder

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    Conditions on Use
    The Museum is in the process of determining the possible use restrictions that may apply to material(s) in this collection.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Rontal, Moses.

    Administrative Notes

    Ruth Rontal donated her late husband's collection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1995.
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