Hashomer Hatzair summer camp in Prievidza

Hashomer Hatzair summer camp in Prievidza
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  • Photo taken in:
    Prievidza
    Year when photo was taken:
    1937
    Country name at time of photo:
    Czechoslovakia, 1945-1989
    Country name today:
    Slovakia
    Name of the photographer / studio:
    Adolf Kramer or Dezider Braun
This photograph was taken at the Hashomer Hatzair summer camp in Prievidza, probably in 1937. There are local young people in the photo, but unfortunately I don't recognize any of them anymore. I attended Hashomer Hatzair from the age of ten. My father tolerated it, but I'd say more that he tried to ignore it. We used to meet once a week, and then at summer camp. One was even in Prievidza, but as luck would have it, they didn't cook kosher there. The camp was about three kilometers out of Prievidza. My parents went out for a walk and came to see me. When they saw where we were, that was my last time at camp. It wasn't until 1938 that I managed to get to a camp in Povazska Bystrica, and that was only with my grandma's agreement. First I arrived in Banska Bystrica for summer holidays, and talked my grandmother into letting me go. Finally my father found out about it anyways, and after a week took me back home.

Interview details

Interviewee: Ota Gubic
Interviewer:
Barbora Pokreis
Month of interview:
August
Year of interview:
2005
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

KEY PERSON

Ota Gubic
Year of birth:
1922
City of birth:
Prievidza
Occupation
after WW II:
Manual laborer
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Otto Gubitsch
    Reason for changing: 
    Communist ideology
    Decade of changing: 
    1950

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