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Oral history interview with Flory Jagoda

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.48 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0073

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Flory Jagoda discusses growing up in Yugoslavia; getting married in Italy in 1945; the concept of freedom as her principle reason for immigrating to the United States in 1946; her life in Youngstown, OH and Dayton, OH before moving to Washington, DC; her four children and six grandchildren; losing contact with her family and friends in Yugoslavia after it became a communist country; her sympathies with the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s; traveling and performing with her children; writing nineteen songs and continuing to perform in many venues; starting a Ladino singing group in Washington, DC; how her apprentices will continue her work in music; and her belief that music has been the foundation of her life.

Interviewee
Flory Jagoda
Date
2004 January 12  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:55:48
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