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Oral history interview with Larry M.

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1286.34 | RG Number: RG-50.405.0034

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    Oral history interview with Larry M.


    Interview Summary
    Larry M., born November 15, 1976 in Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia), discusses his earliest memories; his parents, Mila (born in 1954 in Obuchava) and Paul Troytsky (born in Moscow); his maternal grandmother (Nellie N.K. born 1929) and paternal grandmother; his maternal grandfather (Arseny K, born 1927), who told him stories about life during the war when he was a sailor during the siege of Leningrad; being in a hospital as a child; his memories of attending synagogue; fishing with his maternal uncle Sergei; his desire to become a doctor before he knew his maternal grandparents were doctors; not being cognizant of his Jewish heritage until just before leaving Russia; immigrating to the United States and being upset about it for some time; what he likes and dislikes about the US; being circumcised when he came to the US; and not being a religious person but enjoys the traditions and community of Judaism.
    Larry M.
    interview:  1990 July 28
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from the Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette (60 min.).

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    Personal Name
    M., Larry.

    Administrative Notes

    The Women's Auxiliary of the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago conducted the interview with Larry M. on July 28, 1990 as part of an oral history project to document the experiences of Jews who fled the former Soviet Union. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in June 1995.
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