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Oral history interview with Barbara Rodbell

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0168 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0019

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    Oral history interview with Barbara Rodbell


    Interview Summary
    Barbara Rodbell discusses her childhood in Berlin, Germany; moving to the Netherlands; her family history and religion; life as a dancer in Amsterdam; how her instructor, Madame Gasco, and others from the underground helped protect her during the war; living next to Anne Frank; life in hiding; her other family members in hiding; immigrating to the United States with the help of the family friend Dr. Kalinoffsky; moving to Greenwich Village, NY to dance; moving to Baltimore, MD; her challenges with dating; the birth of her children; returning to the Netherlands; her children’s lives; her views on religion in the Netherlands; and her feelings toward Germany and Poland.
    Ms. Barbara Rodbell
    Steve Roland
    interview:  1998 August 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    5 sound cassettes (74 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    Steve Roland, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Barbara Rodbell on August 5, 1998 in Chapel Hill, NC.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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