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Oral history interview with Sophie Barold

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.40 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0040

Sophie Barold (née Singer), born on November 7, 1926 in Cologne, Germany, describes his family’s Polish background; his childhood and education; his religious upbringing; his father’s death in the late 1920s; experiencing antisemitism from his peers; being sent by his mother to Nancy, France in 1938 to live with her youngest brother (Charlie Rozenberg), returning to Germany, and then going to Paris, France; joining the Eaubonne Orthodox OSE home; being evacuated to Montintin (in Château-Chervix, France); being in Nexon, France and escaping a deportation; going into the French underground; her work to find and gather Jewish children hidden during the war; receiving sponsorship to go to Australia and immigrating to Australia in 1951; living in a boarding house in Woollahra (suburb of Sydney, N.S.W.); living in Rose Bay; her work; never wanting to return to Germany; and her participation in the Jewish community.

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Sophie Barold
interview:  1982 November 09
Oral histories.
14 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:38
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