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Oral history interview with Deborah Gubi

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.558 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0558

Deborah Gubi discusses her childhood in Dortmund, Germany and Vienna, Austria; her memories of the Anschluss in March 1938; being expelled from public school; her father's arrest and safe return; the arrests of other men who were deported to Dachau; increasing restrictions; her parents' decision to go into hiding; freezing the family’s assets; harassment by the police; her family's hope that she would be selected for a Kindertransport; fleeing to Palestine in March 1939; leading an austere life in Palestine; working on a kibbutz; marrying a Czech soldier; moving to Czechoslovakia; working with refugees; returning to Israel in 1950; immigrating to the United States with her husband and two sons in 1958; the birth of their third son; and her life and experiences in San Francisco.

Deborah Gubi
Sandra Bendayan
interview:  1995 December 20
1 videocassette (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 09:52:03
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