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Oral history interview with Edith Kaiser

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1213 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1213

Edith Kaiser describes her childhood in Aurich, Germany; her brother's immigration to the United States; the remaining family's escape to Holland in 1938; Kristallnacht; her family's daily life in Holland before the Nazi invasion; the difficult living conditions her family faced in Amsterdam; her family's fear of arrest; her parent's deportation to Westerbork and Theresienstadt (Terezin); her experiences in hiding by the Dutch underground from May 1943-May 1945; how she met her future husband during this time; her post-war life; how she learned the fates of her family members; and her immigration to the United States.

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Edith Kaiser
Sandra Bendayan
Evelyn Fielden
interview:  1988 January 04
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:42:16
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