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Oral history interview with Henry Cohen

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0130 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0362

Henry Cohen, born in 1922 in New York City, NY, describes growing up in a family of Jewish immigrants; receiving a master’s degree in city planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; enlisting in the United States Army in 1944 and fighting with the infantry during the German campaign; his appointment as the director of the Föhrenwald displaced persons camp in Germany in January of 1946; leading the camp until July 1946; and returning to the United States to teach at the City College of New York.


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Interviewee
Mr. Henry Cohen
Interviewer
Katie Davis
Date
interview:  1996 April 23
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
9 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:30:16
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