Doris Grey, Laguna Hills, California, June 26, 1991
Call Number951.132 G84d
Statement of ResponsibilityDoris Grey ; interviewer, Steve Hochstadt ; transcription, Jen Sbrogna, Steve Hochstadt.
Creators & ContributorsGrey, Doris
(interviewer)Bates College (Lewiston, Me.)
Summary"Doris Grey was born in Hindenburg, Upper Silesia, in 1912. She studied nursing and worked in Breslau, before moving to Berlin and becoming head nurse at the Krankenhaus der Jüdischen Gemeinde. In Berlin, she married William Cohn. On May 5, 1940, they left Berlin for Genoa, where they sailed to Shanghai on the 'Conte Verde.' She worked at the Emigrants Hospital in the Ward Road Heim as head nurse, while her husband continued his work as an art dealer. In January 1947 they left Shanghai on the 'Marine Lynx' for the United States. After becoming widowed, she married Benny Grey, who survived the war in the Soviet Union. They live in California. This transcript is part of the Shanghai Jewish Community Oral History Project, an effort to collect and transcribe interviews with Jews who lived in Shanghai, directed by Steve Hochstadt at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. It was prepared with support from Bates College." —Page 54
Physical Description 54 pages ; 28 cm
PublisherLewiston, ME : Bates College, Shanghai Jewish Community Oral History Project