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Oral history interview with Margie Rosenthal

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0557 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0052

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Margie Rosenthal (née Margaret Mary Mijinski), born July 19, 1927 in Gleiwitz, Germany (Gliwice, Poland), describes her prewar childhood; her family’s immigration to the Philippines after the Nazi invasion so that her father could continue in the lumber business; her pleasant life in the Philippines until the Japanese bombing in December 1941 and subsequent invasion; severe changes in their lives in Pasay City as Americans began bombing nearby Manila; the delay in her family’s move to the United States in 1948 as a result of immigration quotas; her life in San Francisco; and her marriage to her husband, Ernie.

Interviewee
Margie Rosenthal
Interviewer
Nancy Alper
Date
1996 October 24  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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