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Oral history interview with Lore J. Schore

Oral History | Accession Number: 2010.368 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0605

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Lore Schore, born in Berlin, Germany in 1924, discusses her childhood in a well-off family; her maternal aunt’s deportation to Auschwitz; how she was 15 when her mother sent her on the Kindertransport; the journey to Holland and then to England where she attended a girls school in Surrey; attending art school; living in Hampshire with a woman and her daughter; being sent to live with a Vicar and his family; her mother’s immigration to England on a domestic visa; how, as a result of the Nationality Act of 1940, she was able to immigrate to the United States because her father was American; meeting her husband who was originally from Eastern Europe; starting a family and living in New York and New Jersey; how her family has never practiced Jewish holidays; and returning to Berlin, Germany later in life.

Interviewee
Ms. Lore J. Schore
Interviewer
Agnieszka McClure
Date
2010 October 17  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : WAV.
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