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Oral history interview with Anna Leiser-Kleinhaus

Oral History | Accession Number: 1996.A.0469 | RG Number: RG-50.549.01.0016

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Anna Leiser-Kleinhaus, born in 1936 in Antwerp, Belgium, describes her frequent changes in identity while in hiding during the war; posing as a Catholic in France; returning to Antwerp with her mother after the war; reuniting with her father after his liberation from a concentration camp; the changed dynamic of her family; her family’s immigration to the United States; her early work career; studying in Switzerland; meeting her husband at university; the birth of her three children and her relationships with them as adults; incorporating Judaism into her family life; receiving a doctorate in pharmacology; her multicultural life; and reasons why she keeps her past life private.

Interviewee
Anna Leiser-Kleinhaus
Date
1996 August 06  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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