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Oral history interview with Raya Markon

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

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    Oral history interview with Raya Markon


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Mrs. Raya M. Markon
    Linda G. Kuzmack
    interview:  1989 November 27

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Markon, Raya, 1911-
    Corporate Name
    France. Army

    Administrative Notes

    Linda G. Kuzmack, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Raya Markon on November 27, 1989.
    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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