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Oral history interview with Marguerite Glicksman

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0283 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0404

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    Oral history interview with Marguerite Glicksman


    Interview Summary
    Marguerite Glicksman, born in London, England on July 21, 1915, describes her father who was Polish but had become a British citizen; volunteering in the British Red Cross and being called up for military duty when the war started; being stationed in London and learning first aid; going to Italy in 1944 and coming in contact with American troops who were very good to her; spending time near Venice during D-Day and then being sent home; learning about the German people from a woman with whom she worked and not understanding the seriousness of the war; going back to London between 1944 and 1945; going to Athens, Greece, where she worked with the American Joint Distribution Committee to help students who had hidden in the mountains or who had been in the camps; helping these children get back to normal by providing them with food, books, and lodging; staying in Greece for four years after the war; hiding some people during the Greek Civil War; helping girls learn occupations like dressmaking through the ORT and the National Council of Jewish Women; returning to England in 1950 and then traveling to New York to work; going to Vienna, Austria in 1957 to work for the Joint Distribution Committee during the Hungarian uprising; and finally settling in Washington, DC because her brother was a doctor in Alexandria, VA.
    Marguerite Glicksman
    Ringelheim, Dr. Joan
    interview:  1999 December 17

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    Oral histories.
    2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Administrative Notes

    Joan Ringelheim, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the oral history interview with Marguerite Glicksman on December 17, 1999.
    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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