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Oral history interview with Louis Walinsky

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0314

Louis Walinsky, born on April 19, 1908 in London, England, describes his family and early childhood; immigrating to the United States when he was four years old; attending Cornell until he decided to travel to Germany for eight months in the early 1930s; working as a teacher and then joining the War Production Board in 1943; staying with the War Production Board until 1947 when it fell apart; serving as the Director of Operations for the Organization for Rehabilitation and Training for the United States-Occupied Zone of Germany from spring 1947 until early 1949; being responsible for overseeing the operations of various vocational schools for displaced men and women awaiting permission to emigrate.


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Interviewee
Louis J. Walinsky
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
interview:  1995 March 24
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: 2020-06-24 14:46:27
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