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Oral history interview with Gertrude Granirer Flor

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0296

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Gertrude Granirer Flor, born on September 28, 1921 in Sadhora, Romania (now Ukraine), describes growing up as an only child in a wealthy family; becoming interested in languages at a young age; her father’s death in 1930 and her step-father being taken away by Soviet Army in 1940; running away to Chernivtsi, Romania (now Ukraine), where she looked for a job at a music conservatory; meeting and marrying Samuel Flor shortly after her arrival in Chernivtsi; being forced into the Chernivtsi ghetto and then deported from it in 1942 to a labor site in the Ladyzhyn ghetto in Romania; going through a selection when her husband claimed that he was a dentist and that she was his assistant; her and her husband’s deportation to Tul'chyn, where they pretended to be dentists for two years; her liberation and joining the Czech Army with her husband; and immigrating to the United States in 1945.

Interviewee
Gertrude G. Flor
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1994 July 28  (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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