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Oral history interview with Ursula Sherman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1265 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1265

Ursula Sherman discusses her childhood in Nuremberg, Germany; her assimilated family life; her early memories of the rise of the Nazi Party; her parents' decision to emigrate in 1933; their journey to Zurich, Switzerland; their two years in Paris, France; their immigration to the United States in September 1938; settling in San Francisco, CA; their move to Madison, Wisconsin after the United States entered the war in 1941; her involvement in the Nuremberg Trials as a research analyst; seeing Julius Streicher; her work on trials of secondary officials; her life in Paris following the trials; her marriage; her continued education in library science; her family and her life in the United States; the fate of family members who died in Westerbork and Bergen-Belsen; and her impressions about Nuremberg, which she visited with her daughters.


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Interviewee
Ursula Sherman
Date
interview:  1991 March 12
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (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: 2020-04-30 16:15:21
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