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Oral history interview with Renata Polt

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.722 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0722

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Renata Polt describes her childhood in Ústí, Czechoslovakia; her family's religious life; her family's decision to leave for Lucerne, Switzerland in September, 1938; her experiences in Switzerland; her family's journey to Cuba in the spring of 1939; her experiences there; immigrating to the United States in the fall of 1940; her education; her life in America; her understanding as a child of the events of the Holocaust; the fates of other family members.

Interviewee
Renata Polt
Interviewer
Gene Ayres
Date
1996 February 05  (interview)
 (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:23:05
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