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Oral history interview with Renate Fischer Chernoff

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2005.219 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0166

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    Oral history interview with Renate Fischer Chernoff


    Interview Summary
    Renate Fischer Chernoff, born on June 25, 1929 in Breslau, Germany (Wrocław, Poland), describes her early childhood; moving to Racibórz, Poland with her family in 1934; being sent to Berlin, Germany to stay with her grandmother in 1937; her family choosing to immigrate to Canada since her father was a physician; arriving in 1938 and settling in Montreal; moving to New Brunswick; her parents adopting Saul Silvershein, a sixteen year old Polish boy from a displaced persons camp; attending college at Dalhousie University; meeting her husband while in graduate school at the University of Chicago; marrying in New Brunswick in 1953 and moving to Saint Louis, MO where her husband finished his residency and their first child was born; moving to Durham, NC, where they had two more children; and settling in the Washington, DC area in 1980.
    Renate F. Chernoff
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  2005 June 23

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    4 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the interview with Renate Rosemarie Fischer Chernoff on June 23, 2005. The interview was received by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives Branch in July 2005.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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