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Oral history interview with Adriana Pacifici

Oral History | Accession Number: 1994.A.0434 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0006

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Adriana Funaro, born in Rome, Italy on July 28, 1923, describes her early life in Rome, Italy; being expelled from public school in 1938 and afterward attending a Jewish school and a Catholic school; her father’s decision not to emigrate; a doctor’s efforts to help her father avoid a roundup in 1943; hiding with her sister in a Dominican convent; living under a false name; learning prayers while hiding; working in a partisan group while in hiding; the arrival of American soldiers; marrying a childhood friend; immigrating to the United States; and her nightmares about the war years.

Interviewee
Adriana F. Pacifici
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
1994 April 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
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