Hungarian interview - Judith Kopacsi-Gelberger

MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits, Hungarian interview - Judith Kopacsi-Gelberger, 1982.

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Document Record
Creator MHSO
Susan Papp-Zubrits
Title Hungarian interview - Judith Kopacsi-Gelberger
Published MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits, Hungarian interview - Judith Kopacsi-Gelberger, 1982.
Identifier nlc-bnc.bvas.nlc-bnc.bvas.hungarian.45
Subject Kopacsi
Gelberger, Judith
Hungarian Canadian
Oral history
Language English
Media Audio
Contributor Alouette Canada
Description Judith Kopacsi-Gelberger describes her early life in Hungary, including her parents' background. Because of his involvement in the Hungarian Revolution in 1956, Ms. Kopacsi-Gelberger's father was separated from his family and imprisoned. She describes what it was like living in Hungary as the daughter of an 'enemy of the state.' Ms. Kopacsi-Gelberger gives her reasons for moving to Canada. She talks about the first occupations that she had in Canada and also the influence of her relatives. She also discusses her first and second marriages, and the campaign to bring her parents out of Hungary. Ms. Kopacsi-Gelberger explains her 'Jewish connection' and 'Hungarian connection,' and her children's ties to their heritage and the future.
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