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Oral history interview with Jerry Molton

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1018 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1018

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The interview describes Mr. Molton's childhood in Konigsberg, Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia); the antisemitism and persecution he and his family faced; and their subsequent decision to immigrate to the United States in 1936. He discusses his experiences as an immigrant in Chicago, the family members killed during the Holocaust, his life after the end of the war, and his work in Israel in 1979. He relates his wife's story of hiding in Holland, and he discusses the importance of Holocaust remembrance.

Interviewee
Jerry Molton
Date
1990 June 19  (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 11:28:57
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