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Oral history interview with Frank Jenner

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

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

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.

Interviewee
Frank Jenner
Interviewer
Geri Kras
Date
1995 November 21  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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