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Oral history interview with Louis Walinsky

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0314

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    Oral history interview with Louis Walinsky


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Louis J. Walinsky
    Randy M. Goldman
    interview:  1995 March 24
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

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    Corporate Name
    World ORT Union

    Administrative Notes

    Randy M. Goldman, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Louis Walinsky on March 24, 1995.
    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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