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Oral history interview with Fela Herman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.38 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0038

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Fela Herman, born in November 1914 in Poland, describes her family and childhood; moving to Brussels in 1937 and not being able to return home after the Nazi invasion; getting married in 1942; joining the resistance movement and helping to free 1200 Jewish children; working with the Jewish Defense Committee; the death of her husband during the war and getting remarried in 1945; keeping in touch with many of the children who she rescued; having children in 1946 and 1950; and the reasons why she decided to rescue.

Interviewee
Fela Herman
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 April 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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