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Oral history interview with Louis Walinsky

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0314

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

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.

Interviewee
Louis J. Walinsky
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1995 March 24  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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