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Moses and Ruth Rontal collection

Document | Accession Number: 1995.A.0911

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.

Date
1914-1995  (inclusive)
Language
English
Hebrew
Extent
2 tapes.
Extent
4 folders
1 oversize folder
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Record last modified: 2017-01-30 08:48:59
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