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Oral history interview with Eva Dye

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0458.11 | RG Number: RG-50.413.0011

Eva Kaufman, discusses her experiences as a resident of the Safe Haven refugee camp after fleeing Yugoslavia; her memories of her arrival at camp, the events leading up to the boarding of the Henry Gibbons, and her trip to the US on the ship; her memories of feeling safe and enjoying wonderful food, which were in contrast to her experiences in Europe; the time she spent in quarantine in the Oswego hospital with scarlet fever, social and recreational activities at camp, her experience attending school in Oswego, and the visit to camp by Eleanor Roosevelt, whom she remembers talking with; her family's life after the camp; and the generosity and kindness of the people of Oswego.


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Interviewee
Eva Dye
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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