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Oral history interview with Malvy Solomon

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2013.59.1 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0205

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    Oral history interview with Malvy Solomon

    Overview

    Interview Summary
    Malvy Solomon (née Aizic), born in 1938 in Bacau, Romania, discusses pre-war violence against Jews; her father’s conscription into forced labor for the Romanian military in 1941; living with her mother and grandmother in the ghetto with little food; her father’s return in 1944; attending a Jewish primary school and learning Hebrew; surviving bombings; the Soviet arrival in Romania at war’s end; Soviet looting after the war; her school’s closure by Soviet authorities; post-war antisemitism and anti-Capitalist feelings; her father’s job working for the communist government after he was forced to close his store; finishing high school at 16; her medical schooling and career; her marriage; immigrating to Israel in 1961; attending medical school in Tel Aviv; getting divorced, treating soldiers and bombing victims; remarrying in 1971; immigrating to the United States; her education in the U.S.; working for the Department of Veterans Affairs; and her feelings about the war, communism, and her life.
    Interviewee
    Malvy Solomon
    Interviewer
    Gail Schwartz
    Date
    interview:  2013 May 02
    Geography
    creation: Silver Spring (Md.)

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Extent
    2 digital files : WAV.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Solomon, Malvy, 1938-

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Gail Schwartz, on behalf of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch, conducted the interview with Malvy Solomon in Silver Spring, MD on May 2, 2013.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-11-16 08:13:02
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