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Oral history interview with Lucie Sternberg Rosenberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 2002.332 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0471

Lucie Sternberg Rosenberg, born in 1921 in Zagreb, Croatia, discusses her childhood; the political tension between Croatia and Serbia before World War II; the influx of Austrian Jewish refugees to Croatia; leaving to study at Oxford University in England in 1937; her engagement to a fellow Oxford student Joseph Heaton and bringing him home to meet her parents; staying in Croatia and the heightened tension in Zagreb as the German invasion neared; her father obtaining immigration visas to the United States for the family; their journey to Switzerland and phoning their relatives in Yugoslavia to warn them of the German occupation; their journey from Switzerland to Spain and then to Lisbon, Portugal; their journey to the United States and settling into a new country; her brother's enlistment in the US Army and his death in battle in France; the death of her fiancé in the war; and meeting and marrying her current husband.

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Mrs. Lucie S. Rosenberg
Joan Ringelheim
interview:  2002 September 24
Oral histories.
6 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:51
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