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Oral history interview with Flory Jagoda

Oral History | Digitized | RG Number: RG-50.030.0342

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    Oral history interview with Flory Jagoda


    Interview Summary
    Flory Jagoda, born on December 21, 1923 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Hercegovina), describes her family; spending much of her childhood in Vlasenica; moving to Zagreb when she was nine years old to live with her mother and stepfather; the beginning of the war in 1941 and being kicked out of school; going to Split with a Gentile identification to live with her father’s friend; the Italians sending her and 300 to 400 Jews to Korčula Island to start a new life; becoming a teacher on the island; living in the homes of the native Yugoslavians; getting on a boat to return to Italy to be with her mother in Bari, Italy; finding a job as a typist with the American Army; meeting Sergeant Harry Jagoda during her work with the army and marrying him on June 24, 1945; her memories of spending time with her grandmother and other family members before the war; losing some of her religious faith after the war; and following her husband back to the United States in 1945.
    Flory Jagoda
    Joan Ringelheim
    interview:  1995 August 10
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

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

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Interview may not be used for commercial purposes without prior consultation with Flory Jagoda and/or her heirs or assigns.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Jagoda, Flory.
    Corporate Name
    United States. Army

    Administrative Notes

    Joan Ringelheim, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Flory Jagoda on July 12, 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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