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Oral history interview with Susan Warsinger
|Interview Summary||Susan Warsinger (née Hilsinrath), born in 1929, discusses her family and childhood in Bad Chadska, Germany; her memories of Kristallnacht; escaping to Paris, France; being homeless; fleeing to Versailles when the Germans invaded; going to Château des Morelles, a home for homeless children; her schooling; getting tickets to the United States from the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society; immigrating to the U.S. in 1941; her life in the U.S.; her feelings about returning home to Europe; and her life since the war.|
1996 August 12
2 sound cassettes ; 60 min. analog.
|Provenance||Gail Schwartz, a volunteer for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch conducted this interview on August 12, 1996 in Ft. Chevy Chase, MD. The interview was transferred to the Archives on August 15, 1996.|
|Legal Status||Permanent Collection|
Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society of America.
United States--Emigration and immigration.
Warsinger, Susan, 1929-
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Germany--Personal narratives.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)--Psychological aspects.
Holocaust survivors--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Children.
|Conditions on Access||No restrictions on access|
|Conditions on Use||No restrictions on use|
|Record Type||Oral History|
|Link to Collection||
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum oral history volunteer collection
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|Record last modified: 2014-11-28 16:10:51|