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Oral history interview with Reva Bernstein

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

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    Oral history interview with Reva Bernstein


    Interview Summary
    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.
    Reva Bernstein
    Mr. William B. Helmreich
    interview:  1989 August 01

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (90 min.).

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Bernstein, Reva, 1928-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Mr. William B. Helmreich
    The interview with Reva Bernstein was conducted on August 1, 1989, for William B. Helmreich's book "Against all odds: Holocaust survivors and the successful lives they made in America." The interview was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on October 30, 1992.
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