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Oral history interview with Saul Sorrin

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0284

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    Oral history interview with Saul Sorrin


    Interview Summary
    Saul Sorrin, born on July 6, 1919 in New York City, NY, describes his family and childhood; his education at the City College of New York; working for the Procurement Division of the Treasury Department; being recruited to work for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) while in Washington, DC; being sent to Europe because he could speak Yiddish; and serving as the UNRRA director and field supervisor of the displaced persons camps Neu Freimann and Foehrenwald in the United States zone of occupied-Germany from 1946 to 1950.
    Saul Sorrin
    Ringelheim, Dr. Joan
    interview:  1994 October 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Sorrin, Saul, 1919-1995.

    Administrative Notes

    Joan Ringelheim, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Saul Sorrin on October 11, 1994.
    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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