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Oral history interview with Reva Bernstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0128.6 | RG Number: RG-50.165.0006

Reva Bernstein, born in 1928 in Nowogródek, Poland (Navahrudak, Belarus), discusses her life after the war, performing with a stage group all over Italy; not telling her children about her experiences during the Holocaust and her daughter’s reaction; teaching high school in Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York) and methods she uses to deal with anxiety; meeting her American husband in Rome, Italy in 1951; her arrival in New York, where her grandparents greeted her; attending Hunter College; getting married in 1954; feeling too secular to attend temple; and her views on antisemitism.


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Interviewee
Reva Bernstein
Interviewer
Mr. William B. Helmreich
Date
interview:  1989 August 01
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:13
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