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Oral history interview with Martin Weiss

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

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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.

Interviewee
Martin Weiss
Interviewer
Margaret Garrett
Date
2000 August 26  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (74 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-05-09 09:28:55
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