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Oral history interview with Bela Vidor

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.375 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0375

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The interviews describe Mr. Vidor's young childhood in Budapest, Hungary, where he was sent to live hidden with his grandmother and great aunt while his mother was in labor camps during World War II. Mr. Vidor describes his father's conscription into forced labor in Russia, and the family's reunion in 1946. He describes the voyage the family made to Israel on a British ship bound for Cyprus, the difficulties of the trip, and their arrival in Israel in May 1948. Mr. Vidor discusses his career as a dental technician in Israel and his immigration to the United States in 1961.

Interviewee
Bela Vidor
Date
2001 May 13  (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 11:15:21
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