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Oral history interview with Alice Eberstarkova Masters

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.030.0360

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Alice Eberstarkova Masters, born on May 10, 1925 in Trstená, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), describes growing up in a close, well-educated family; the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939; her parents’ decision to send her and her sisters on a Kindertransport to London; arriving in Burgess Hill, Sussex, where they were taken to a children’s refugee home and taken in by guardians; corresponding with her parents and receiving the last letter from them in March 1942; discovering that her parents, grandparents, and several friends had been sent to Auschwitz in the summer of 1942; and her immigration to the United States in March 1948.

Interviewee
Alice Masters
Interviewer
Randy M. Goldman
Date
1995 November 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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