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Oral history interview with Charlotte Gal, Albert Gal, and Regina Gal

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0458.5 | RG Number: RG-50.413.0005

The Gal Family (Charlotte, Regina, and Albert), discuss their experiences as residents of the Safe Haven refugee camp; their flight from their home in Paris, France to Italy, then ultimately to the United States; Charlotte and Albert reminisce about life in the camp, including how much fun they had with their friends, attending school, the snow, and their pet cat; Charlotte’s memories of meeting Eleanor Roosevelt and having a full conversation in French with her; and their surprise at the abundance of food and their inability to eat much after so long without.


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Interviewee
Albert Gal
Regina Gal
Charlotte Gal
Date
interview:  1994 August 06
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (Betacam SP).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Safe Haven, Inc.
 
Record last modified: 2020-07-08 14:55:23
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