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Oral history interview with Frank Jenner

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1996.A.0586.13 | RG Number: RG-50.407.0013

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    Oral history interview with Frank Jenner


    Interview Summary
    Frank Jenner (né Gazirovsky), born on January 2, 1920 in Düsseldorf, Germany, describes his youth in Düsseldorf and Wuppertal, Germany; not experiencing much antisemitism until well into the Nazi period; being counseled in 1938 to join a Jewish training farm for young people; his memories of Kristallnacht when he and other students over the age of 18 were arrested and taken to Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany; conditions in the camp; being released in early 1939 when he received a visa to Australia, which was in need of agricultural workers; and arriving in Australia in the summer of 1939 and working for two years on farms.
    Frank Jenner
    Geri Kras
    interview:  1995 November 21

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    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Jenner, Frank, 1920-

    Administrative Notes

    Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre conducted the interview on November 21, 1995, in Melbourne, Australia. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum acquired the tape of the interview in July 1996.
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