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Oral history interview with Frida Adler Wallenstein

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0242

Frida Adler Wallenstein, born in 1926 in Solotvyno, Czechoslovakia (now Ukraine), describes her family; moving to Belgium when she was two-and-a-half years old; her family having to register as Jews once the war began; buying food and clothing off the black market; moving to a farm and taking on false identities; returning to Brussels and remaining in hiding in the last few months of the war; the capture, deportation, and death of her mother and sisters; reuniting with her father and then immigrating to the United States to settle in Cleveland, Ohio; her memories of people making false identification cards; working as a maid during the war as part of her cover story; and the memories of her day of liberation.


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Interviewee
Frida A. Wallenstein
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
interview:  1990 November 01
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:46:37
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