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Oral history interview with Raya Markon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.A.0365 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0431

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Raya Markon, born in 1911 in Vilnius, Lithuania, discusses her childhood; going to college for one year in Toulouse, France; getting married in Paris, France in 1936; her husband's mobilization into the French Army in 1938; her escape from Paris two days before the German invasion in 1940; returning to Toulouse to take refuge with friends and the birth of her son; getting a visa to the United States and difficulties in obtaining an exit visa from France; and her and her family's immigration to the United States in November 1942.

Interviewee
Raya M. Markon
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1989 November 27  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
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