File F8 - Régine Frankel

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Régine Frankel


  • 2011 (Creation)

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1 born digital moving image file in MP4 format (Moving Pictures Expert Group 4)
1 born digital textual transcript in PDF (Portable Document Format)

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Research and Curation was established in 2010, when it was originally called Research, Content and Scholarship. In 2011, when Collections moved to the Design + New Media department (later called Design + New Media & Collections), the Research, Content and Scholarship department name was then changed to Research and Curation.

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This file consists of an oral history interview with Régine Frankel, and associated documents. The interview was conducted by Clint Curle on September 2, 2011.

Ms. Frankel speaks about:
• Her childhood and her family’s experiences as Jews in France as World War II began.
• Her and her family’s experiences with anti-Semitism and having to hide from the Nazis after they were forcibly relocated to a rural area near Tulle, France.
• Their experiences with liberation and returning to their home after the war, and her subsequent move to Montréal and then Winnipeg.
• Anti-Semitism in Canada and France today.

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Access to this material is restricted to users of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Reference Centre. Please contact the Archivist at archivist [at] to make an appointment to access this material.

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  • French

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