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Oral history interview with Renee Cantor

Oral History | Accession Number: 1993.A.0088.61 | RG Number: RG-50.002.0061

Renee Cantor discusses her early childhood in Brussels, Belgium; her move to a Sephardic orphanage in England at age 4; not remembering her own family; her experiences in the Sephardic orphanage; her memories of life in a British "evacuation town" with a Christian family; her memories of antisemitism in British schools and communities; her high school graduation at age 16; applying to go to Palestine; meeting her husband on the day he arrived in England to go to Manchester Union college; and her life in the United States after 1946.


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Interviewee
Renee Cantor
Interviewer
Selma Dubnick
Phyllis Tobin
Date
interview:  1987 February 26
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Holocaust Resource Center at Kean University
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:46:56
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