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Oral history interview with Klaus Meier

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0156

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Klaus Meier, born on March 29, 1932 in Zurich, Switzerland, describes his family; moving into a Hutterian community in Germany; participating in a Communist Bruderhof group, which refused to acknowledge or submit to the Nazi regime; leaving Germany with his family in 1937 because of his family’s opposition to Nazism; immigrating to England, where his family stayed for three years before moving to Paraguay to establish a new Hutterian community; living in Paraguay from 1940 until the late 1950s, when he traveled to Uruguay, where he trained to become a physician; and immigrating to the United States in 1960 to establish a Hutterian commune in Norfolk, Connecticut in 1961.

Interviewee
Klaus Meier
Interviewer
Linda G. Kuzmack
Date
1990 November 07  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:05:34
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