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Oral history interview with Leo Bretholz

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0110 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0016

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    Oral history interview with Leo Bretholz


    Interview Summary
    Leo Bretholz, born on March 6, 1921 in Vienna, Austria, discusses escaping from a train headed to Drancy; his experience during liberation in Limoges, France; his search for his family; how he supported himself during the war; his immigration to the United States from France after the war; his life in Baltimore, MD and his views on segregation; the community group he founded, Prejudiced Anonymous, and their open speeches against hate; his survivor guilt; his family in America; his views on religion and a Jewish state; his feelings about going back to his birthplace in Vienna; and his relationships with other survivors.
    Mr. Leo Bretholz
    Dan Collison
    interview:  1998 June 04
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    3 sound cassettes (74 min.).

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    Administrative Notes

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Oral History Branch conducted the oral history interview with Leo Bretholz on June 4, 1998.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    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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