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Oral history interview with Amfian Gerasimov

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1989.67.28 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0028

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    Oral history interview with Amfian Gerasimov


    Interview Summary
    Amfian Gerasimov, born in Russia, describes being raised in the Christian tradition but becoming interested in Judaism in 1925; having little contact with the Jews of his town as a child; getting married in 1928 and eventually having six children; becoming a Seventh Day Adventist; rescuing 14 people during the war; immigrating to Israel without his wife; and exploring his personal religious beliefs.
    Amfian Gerasimov
    Gay Block
    Malka Drucker
    interview:  1987 July 02

    Physical Details

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

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    Personal Name
    Gerasimov, Amfian.

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    Holder of Originals
    Gay Block
    Gay Block and Malka Drucker produced the interview with Amfian Gerasimov on July 2, 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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