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Oral history interview with Joel Elkes and Avraham Tory

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0315

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Avraham Tory and Joel Elkes describe growing up together in Kaunas, Lithuania; Joel’s father’s work as a successful physician; Avraham’s attendance to the World Zionist Conference of 1939 in Basel; Tory’s move to England in the 1930s and last seeing his father when he visited him in 1938; Joel’s father’s election as the leader of the Kaunas Jewish community and his work trying to save people; and the horrible experiences that each man experienced during the war.

Interviewee
Avraham Tory
Dr. Joel Elkes
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1991 September 26  (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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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:13:30
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