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Oral history interview with Paula Rubin

Oral History | Accession Number: 2019.253.1310 | RG Number: RG-90.063.1310

Paula Rubin, born March 29, 1923 in Lódz, Poland, discusses her parents; her father Joseph Gurt, who was a men’s hat maker who bought his material from Boston and whose customers were mostly non-Jews; her mother was Mindl (née Klarman) and she helped in the hat store; being the second of four children, two girls and two boys; her older sister Basia; her brothers Morris and Abraham; Basia, Paula, and Morris being the only members of the family who survived the war; her family being very religious; her maternal grandmother Riesel, who lived with the family; speaking mainly Yiddish at home even though she also knew Polish and German. [The interview concludes at timestamp 00:19:00, the remainder of the recording is silent.]

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Paula Rubin
Brad Zarlin
1 sound recording : MP3.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Brad Zarlin
Record last modified: 2021-05-04 08:58:04
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