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Oral history interview with Felix Bauer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.2 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0002

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

Felix Bauer, born on January 2, 1914 in Vienna, Austria, describes his parents; growing up in an assimilated Jewish middle-class family; the pervasiveness of antisemitism; unsuccessfully trying to get work as a graphic artist; the events surrounding Anschluss; trying to emigrate; going to a Swiss border refugee camp; life in the camp, where he stayed for two years; his parents' imprisonment in Theresienstadt concentration camp; going to the Dominican Republic via Spain and Portugal; conditions in Spain and Portugal; how a Jewish-American relief organization paid for his journey; getting married and having children; going to the United States; and becoming a music and art teacher at Erskine College.

Interviewee
Felix Bauer
Date
1992 April 30  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
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