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Oral history interview with Inna Kagan

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.57 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0057

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The interview describes Ms. Kagan's childhood in Kharkov, (now Kharkiv) Ukraine; her descendancy from Khazars; the evacuation of her family in September 1941 to Khazakstan; and her father's later evacuation to Perm, Russia. Ms. Kagan describes her family's move to Bukhoro, Uzbekistan; and the family's reunion in Kharkov in December 1944. She dicsusses the destruction of the city and learning of the death of her paternal grandparents at the hands of the Nazis. Ms. Kagan describes the increase in antisemitism that she experienced after the war, and emigrating with her family to the United States in 1989.

Interviewee
Inna Kagan
Date
1992 May 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:52:53
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