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Oral history interview with Lucine Horn

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0465 | RG Number: RG-50.549.01.0019

Lucine Horn, born in Lublin, Poland, describes her experiences after the end of the Warsaw uprising in October 1944; the evacuation of Poles to southwest Poland until liberation in January 1945; the relationship between Poles and Soviets; returning to Lublin; meeting with other Jews coming out of hiding; tremendous antisemitism in Poland; living in Wroclaw, Poland; joining a student Zionist group; living in Vienna, Austria; living as a displaced person; her immigration with her husband, Felix Horn, to the United States; her first Thanksgiving; her positive experiences living in New York; having her first child; moving to Chicago in 1960; completing her college degree; telling her children about the Holocaust; the unknown fate of her brother during the war; her American patriotism; the difficulty of talking about her Holocaust experiences; her severed ties with Poland and Germany; her happiness and gratitude for life; and her thoughts about the importance of family.


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Interviewee
Ms. Lucine Horn
Interviewer
Gary Covino
Date
interview:  1996 August 19
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (74 min.).
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:48:10
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