Radio broadcast interview with Aharon Carmi
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- Carmi, Aharon
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Juanita Carmi
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 19:52:03
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Also in This Collection
Photographs (10), of the family of Juanita Carmi, including pre-World War II photos of her paternal aunt, Nechuma Chmielnicki Fuks, and pre- and post-war photos of her stepfather, Markus Kavior. Also includes the certificate of naturalization (United States) for Markus Kavior (1952), as well as a research paper written by Carmi in 1992, for a course at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, titled "Out of Hell: The Immigrant Experience of Jewish Holocaust Survivors." This paper was based on interviews conducted by Carmi with six Holocaust survivors, and audio-recordings of those interviews are cataloged separately.
Edith C. discusses her life immediately after WWII; being taken to Switzerland by the French resistance; joining her mother in Toulouse, France; going to the United States in 1952 on a scholarship after completing her baccalaureate requirements at the University of Toulouse; the difficulty she experienced trying to find a job in New York; her thoughts on being an American; and the difficulty of sharing her Holocaust experiences with her family members.
Morris B. discusses his life immediately after WWII; living in a displaced persons camp in Germany; his desire to go to Palestine; going to Italy; deciding to go live with his aunt in Canada; arriving in Manitoba in March 1948; getting married to an American woman; apprenticing to an upholsterer; and his thoughts on being an American.
Rachel B. discusses her life in hiding a Catholic convent in Belgium; receiving an excellent education while in hiding; her experiences in the time immediately after WWII; her active social life; working for the American PX; getting married in December 1945 to a German-born man; immigrating to the United States; the difficulty she experienced trying to find a job in New York; her thoughts on being an American; and the difficulty of sharing her Holocaust experiences with her family members.
Paul Kassy discusses his liberation from Buchenwald; going to Paris, France, with the help of the OEuvre de secours aux enfants; staying in a private school in Normandy for some time; working at the American PX in Paris; finding out that his mother war still alive and trying to get to Romania; a Jewish US Army chaplain who he got to know in Vienna, Austria; immigrating to the US in March 1947; serving in the US Army and being receiving a medical discharge; and applying to college in 1954.