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Oral history interview with Peter Eugene Weiss

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.428 | RG Number: RG-50.784.0001

Peter Eugene Weiss, born on February 23, 1939, in Liptovska Tepla, Slovakia, describes being the only child of Alexander and Blanka Ross Weiss; escaping to the woods in 1944 to hide from the Nazis; his family being betrayed and the death of his father in September 1944; being deported with his mother first to the Sered concentration camp and in December 1944 to Theresienstadt (Terezin); being liberated from Terezin in May 1945; immigrating first to Cuba; spending a year in the Dominican Republic; living ten years in Aruba; and immigrating to the United States in 1957.
At the end of the interview, Peter shows the interviewer photographs from his childhood.


Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Interviewee
Mr. Peter E. Weiss
Date
interview:  1998
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
 
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