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Oral history interview with Peter Eugene Weiss

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Mr. Peter E. Weiss
Date
1998  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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