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Oral history interview with Tom Veres

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0238

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

Tom Veres, born in 1923 in Budapest, Hungary, describes his family and developing an interest in photography; not experiencing any serious restrictions on his life until the German occupation of Hungary in 1944; being ordered to work in labor camps and factories; escaping after a few months and contacting the Swedish legation, where he met Raoul Wallenberg in October 1944; staying in Budapest and, using his training in photography, becoming active in Raoul Wallenberg's efforts to rescue the Jews of Budapest; making copies of and taking photographs for Schutzpässes; and immigrating to the United States in 1956.

Interviewee
Tom Veres
Interviewer
Raye L. Farr
Date
1992 June 22  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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