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Oral history interview with Renee Levine

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.854 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0854

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Renee Levine describes her childhood in Bratislava, Slovakia; the anti-Jewish restrictions imposed after the war began in 1939; her decision to escape to Palestine; her voyage by boat from Yugoslavia; being stranded and interned in Rhodes, Greece for a year; her transfer in 1942 to the Ferramonte concentration camp in southern Italy, where she remained until the end of the war in Italy in September 1943; the fates of her parents who died in the Holocaust; her post-war life in Rome, Italy; her immigration to the United States in 1950; her marriage in 1953; her brief return to Italy; and her final settlement in the United States.

Interviewee
Renee Levine
Interviewer
Judy Metcalf
Gail Moscoso
Date
1996 May 08  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 11:26:00
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