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Oral history interview with Kathleen Steinhaus

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2006.70.112 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0112

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    Oral history interview with Kathleen Steinhaus


    Interview Summary
    Kathleen Steinhaus (née Laszlo), born on August 7, 1920 in Budapest, Hungary, describes growing up in Hungary before the war; experiencing the beginning of the German occupation in 1944; escaping the Gestapo with the help of Wallenberg; her fake Swedish passport; surviving the war living under a fake identity; traveling to Sweden post-war; emigrating; and establishing her life in Australia in 1946.
    Kathleen Steinhaus
    Herta Imhof
    interview:  1992 September 27
    Credit Line
    Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

    Physical Details

    1 sound cassette.

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

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    Administrative Notes

    The Australian Institute of Holocaust Studies conducted the interview with Kathleen Steinhaus on September 27, 1992 for the Twelfth Hour Project. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received a copy of the interview in April 2006 from the State Library of New South Wales where the collection is housed.
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