Holocaust Survivors Oral History Project

Interviewee

Toni Rinde

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Interviewer

Ellis, Carolyn

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

2010-10-07

Publication Date

11-24-2010

Abstract

Oral history interview with Holocaust survivor Toni Rinde. Rinde was born in Przemysl, Poland, in 1940, about fourteen months after the invasion of Poland. The town's Jews were rounded up into a ghetto, but at first were still able to leave on short trips. On one such trip in early 1942, Rinde's parents met a Polish woman who agreed to shelter the sixteen month old baby. Her parents also managed to escape the ghetto and were partisans in the woods until the war ended, when they were reunited with their daughter, which was a difficult transition for her. The family eventually came to the United States, where they settled in New Jersey. While in college Rinde was introduced to her husband John Rinde, another Holocaust survivor. They came to Florida after he finished medical school, where she became involved with several Jewish organizations and the Florida Holocaust Museum. In this interview, Rinde also discusses her childhood in the United States, marriage and family, and how being a Holocaust survivor has impacted her life.

Keywords

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Personal narratives, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives, Jewish children in the Holocaust--Poland, Hidden children (Holocaust)--Poland, Holocaust survivors--Florida, Holocaust survivors--Interviews, Genocide, Crimes against humanity

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1 sound file (109 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Poland--Personal narratives; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Personal narratives; Jewish children in the Holocaust--Poland; Hidden children (Holocaust)--Poland; Holocaust survivors--Florida; Holocaust survivors--Interviews; Genocide; Crimes against humanity

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories; Online audio

Format

audio/mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Holocaust survivors oral history project

Identifier

F60-00043

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