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Oral history interview with Itzhak Grossman and Veronica Parochi

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.32 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0032

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Itzhak Grossman (born in 1924) and Veronica Parochi describe their families; Itzhak growing up in Budapest under the supervision of Veronica as his nanny; Veronica becoming aware of what was happening to the Jews in 1937; Itzhak’s family staying in Budapest while Veronica went to the Budapest ghetto to sneak in food and other supplies; Veronica finding a job in a hospital in 1944 because she could no longer work for the Grossman family since they were Jewish; Veronica getting Itzhak false papers to escape; Itzhak’s father dying in Buchenwald and his mother surviving; Itzhak’s immigration to Israel in 1949 and Veronica following him later; and Itzhak considering Veronica a mother-figure.

Interviewee
Veronica Parochi
Itzhak Grossman
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1987 July 01  (interview)
Language
Hungarian
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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