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Oral history interview with Camille Papp

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.528 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0528

Camille Papp describes her childhood in Budapest and Paris; the death of her father; her family's reduced and insecure circumstances after this; the Nazi occupation of Paris in 1940; moving with her sister to a series of boarding schools; the danger and fear she, her mother and her sister experienced; her mother's remarriage after the war; the family's immigration to Venezuela and Colombia; a brief return to Hungary; her fiance's escape from Hungary; their return to Venezuela; her search for her sister who had disappeared after immigrating to the United States; and her immigration to the United States in 1964.

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Camille Papp
Hildegard Gattmann
Anne G. Saldinger
interview:  2002 August 07
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:51:56
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