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Oral history interview with Maria Dovrovich

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.19 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0019

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    Oral history interview with Maria Dovrovich


    Interview Summary
    Maria Dovrovich, born in Budapest, Hungary, describes her family and childhood; attending a modern art school when the war began in Europe; losing her family before the war; living with a Jewish family during the war; assisting Hungarian Jews by forging identification papers and by smuggling food into camps in and around Budapest; sharing food with her Jewish friends; the Jewish ghetto in Budapest; and immigrating to Israel after the war.
    Maria Dovrovich
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1987 June 29

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Dovrovich, Maria.

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Maria Dovrovich on June 29, 1987 for their book "Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust," Holmes & Meier, 1992, as well as their documentary film "They Risked Their Lives: Rescuers of the Holocaust." The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch received the tapes of the interviews from Malka Drucker and Gay Block in March 1989..
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