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Oral history interview with Els Frankel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2006.70.133 | RG Number: RG-50.583.0133

Els Frankel (née de Beer), born on May 15, 1919 in Amsterdam, Holland, describes growing up in Holland before the war; experiencing antisemitism as a child; witnessing the beginning of the war and German occupation; leaving Amsterdam to go into hiding in Haarlem; working as a servant while in hiding; the end of the war; struggling to cope with her wartime experiences; living in South Africa, Rhodesia, and Israel after the end of the war; and immigrating to Australia in 1989.

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Frankel, Els
Imhof, Herta
interview:  1990 May 29
1 sound cassette.
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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.
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:18
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