Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Fanny Rosenbaum

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Sat, 12/11/1999

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1999OH01.31

Fanny Rosenbaum tells of her immigrant grandparents who went into business in Louisville, of the Louisville Jewish Community accepted refugees from Hitler's Germany and of her own experiences with Anti-Semitism. When her husband went to Medical School at the University of Louisville in the 40's, there was a quota for Jewish medical students. She recalls social activities with Black doctors and their wives and the wives' participation in the Marches. Rosenbaum, who was active in Urban League, Red Cross & United Way, served on the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights 1966-75 and recalls other members and some of the Commission's activities. Transcript available.

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