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Oral history interview with Felice Massie

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.343 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0343

Felice Massie describes her childhood in Szczuczyn, Poland; her time in medical school in France and the antisemitism she experienced there; her three years living in Palestine from 1935-3938; her immigration to the United States in 1938; her experiences as an immigrant in the United States in the 1930s and 1940s; the fates of family members who remained in Poland, including those deported to Auschwitz, those who survived in hiding, and those who were members of the resistance; the letters she received from relatives in Poland about the treatment of Jews there; and her guilt and grief surrounding her survival and the effects on her children.

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Interviewee
Felice Massie
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Elizabeth Ryan
Date
interview:  1996 August 21
interview:  1996 July 03
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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
 
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