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Oral history interview with Margot Goldberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1489 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1489

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Margot Goldberg describes her childhood in Dusseldorf, Germany; her exclusion from a convent school in 1937; her memories of Brown Shirts marching; Kristallnacht; her father and grandfather's arrest; her father's release from Dachau; her family's unsuccessful attempts to escape Germany for Shanghai, China; her experience as part of the Kindertransport to England; her experiences with several families in England; her correspondence with her parents who were interned in the Lodz ghetto; the fate of her parents and grandparents; her work with the United States Army as an interpreter in England after the war; her immigration to the United States; her marriage, family life and work in Kansas City, Missouri; and her retirement to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Interviewee
Margot Goldberg
Interviewer
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
2006 June 20  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:34:30
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