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Oral history interview with Margaret Fay and Irene Reinsdorf

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0458.10 | RG Number: RG-50.413.0010

Margaret Fay and Irene Reinsdorf, discuss their experiences as residents of the Safe Haven refugee camp; Margaret’s flight through Europe from Czechoslovakia, and the journey aboard the Henry Gibbons to Oswego; Margaret having malaria when she arrived, having her second child in Oswego, and the surprise and joy she felt meeting Mrs. Roosevelt; Margaret’s daughter Irene, who was born in Oswego; and Margaret’s feelings of how privileged and thankful she is that her family was chosen to come to the US.


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Interviewee
Irene Reinsdorf
Margaret Fay
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: 2020-05-14 17:00:00
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