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Oral history interview with Rosalia White

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.43 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0043

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Rosalia White (née Fenster, later Weiss, now Michael), born May 23, 1924 in Vienna, Austria, describes her parents’ Polish background; her childhood; her secular and religious educations; the arrest of her brother (Samuel) and father during Kristallnacht and their imprisonment in Dachau; trying to emigrate; being imprisoned in several camps, including Gurs, Saint-Cyprien, and Rivesaltes; travelling through France, Brussels, and Israel after the war; immigrating to Australia in 1954; living in Bondi (suburb of Sydney); working as a salesperson in food shops; and her son.

Interviewee
Rosalia White
Date
1983 July 13  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
5 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:50:43
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