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Oral history interview with Martin Weiss

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.186 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0134

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    Oral history interview with Martin Weiss


    Interview Summary
    Martin Weiss, born in Polana, Czechoslovakia (possibly present day Veľká Poľana, Slovakia) on January 28, 1929, describes his post-war experiences living in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic with his sister; receiving papers to immigrate to the United States in 1946 and living with a distant cousin; working at a butcher’s shop, so he could support himself; opening his own meat store later in life; eventually deciding to volunteer at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum; and not participating much in his faith anymore.
    Mr. Martin Weiss
    Margaret Garrett
    interview:  2000 August 26

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    2 sound cassettes (74 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Weiss, Martin, 1929-

    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch conducted this interview on August 26, 2000. The interview was transferred to the Archives on August 26, 2000.
    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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