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Oral history interview with Arlette de Long

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0129.31 | RG Number: RG-50.029.0031

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Arlette de Long (née Bergman), born on June 15, 1937 in Brocourt in the Somme, France, describes her parents who were the town’s only two doctors; the significance of living close to the English Channel; her father having to leave to fight the Germans in 1940; moving to Paris in 1947 and finding out that her family was Jewish when she was 10 years old; being baptized and attending Catholic school even while her father attended synagogue; living in the Paris suburbs until she was eighteen; going to the United States in 1962; learning English and marrying a Methodist; and not identifying with her Jewish heritage until she was much older and had children herself.

Interviewee
Arlette de Long
Date
1993 February 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Gift of Larry Papier
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