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Oral history interview with Jill Pauly

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0033 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0092

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    Oral history interview with Jill Pauly


    Interview Summary
    Jill Pauly, born May 1, 1933 in Cologne, Germany, describes her large, very well-to-do country family; the efforts of her grandmother and uncle to get money to Holland and make arrangements for the family to get to Kenya, where they bought two cattle farms that eventually were very successful; wanting a more orthodox Jewish life after the war; moving to New York City then moving to Vineland, NJ; her family buying a chicken farm, which was destroyed by a hurricane in 1952; the death of her father when he was 66 years old; her mother being her guiding light in terms of religious practice; attending the Pierce School of Business in Philadelphia, PA; working for the Quakers and then for a synagogue; getting her real estate license at the University of Maryland; her two adopted children; retiring in December 1993 from real estate; volunteering at the USHMM in Visitors’ Services and in the Office of Survivor Relations; having very strong feelings about people having access to the Museum; and some of the artifacts that she’s donated to the Museum.
    Jill B. Pauly
    Margaret Garrett
    interview:  1998 February 27

    Physical Details

    2 sound cassettes (74 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Pauly, Jill, 1933-

    Administrative Notes

    Margaret Garrett, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the interview with Jill Pauly on February 27, 1998.
    Funding Note
    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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