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Oral history interview with Jacqueline Ribot

Oral History | Accession Number: 2014.393.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0777

Jacqueline Sarfati Ribot, born on December 23, 1936 in Marseille, France, describes her family, including her parents, Simon Sarfati and Jeanette (or Georgette) Sarfati (née Rouard); her childhood memories; the Italian occupation of Marseille; life under the German occupation; the birth of her brother in 1942; the arrest of her aunts and father in 1943; moving out of the family apartment and living with her uncle for a while in the Belle de Mai neighborhood of Marseille; her family moving to Vitrolles; being secretly baptized with her brother; correspondence her mother received from her father, who had been sent to Drancy concentration camp; going on a trip to Paris with her mother to visit with her father temporarily and staying overnight at the Austerlitz satellite camp of Drancy; life after the war, including her education and becoming a high school teacher; and her efforts to document her family’s war-time experiences.

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Jacqueline Ribot
Peggy Frankston
interview:  2014 December 24
1 digital file : WAV.
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:45:03
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