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Oral history interview with Adele Silber

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.94 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0094

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    Oral history interview with Adele Silber


    Interview Summary
    Adele Silber discusses her childhood in Warsaw, Poland; her education in a Catholic school; her family's religious practices; her experiences during the German invasion in 1939; hiding her young daughter with a Catholic family; living in hiding on a farm with a group of partisans; her experiences while in hiding, including the lack of food and the necessity of living in the woods near the end of the war; her reunion with her daughter; her decision to immigrate to the United States with her husband and daughter in 1946; and their life in the US.
    Adele Silber
    interview:  1992 October 14
    interview:  1993 August 20
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Silber, Adele.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Adele Silber on October 14, 1992 and August 20, 1993. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in October 2000.
    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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