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Oral history interview with Alice Eberstarkova Masters

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2000.181 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0130

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    Oral history interview with Alice Eberstarkova Masters


    Interview Summary
    Alice Eberstarkova Masters, born in Trstená, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia) in 1925, describes her youth; her experiences with antisemitism before the war; immigrating to England in 1939 on a Kindertransport; working as a secretary for the Czech government-in-exile in London during the war; following the BBC broadcasts of the war’s progress; the end of the war and discovering that her parents had died in Auschwitz; her reflections on the Nuremberg Trials; participating in Zionist and Jewish organizations while in England; immigrating to the United States in March 1948; working for the International Monetary Fund; losing her religious faith; getting married and starting a family after the war; and telling her children and grandchildren about her experiences during the Holocaust.
    Alice Masters
    Esther Finder
    interview:  2000 January 12

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    Oral histories.
    3 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History branch conducted this interview on January 12, 2000. The interview was transferred to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on February 3, 2000.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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