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Oral history interview with Saul Sorrin

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0284

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

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.

Interviewee
Saul Sorrin
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
1994 October 05  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:12:25
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