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Oral history interview with Liane Reif-Lehrer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0124 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0043

Liane Reif-Lehrer discusses her voyage on the ship Saint Louis; living in Portugal and Spain; the death of her father; her memories of life during the Holocaust; immigrating to the United States; adjusting to life in New York, NY; her experiences with prejudice; being sent to Catholic summer camps; how the Holocaust affected her physical well-being; her relationship with her family; the importance of education; going back to Portugal and Spain; her views on contemporary acts of genocide and war; receiving accounts of the deaths of her relatives during the Holocaust; giving lectures on her experiences during the Holocaust; visiting the house where she grew up in Vienna, Austria; and her views on the German people.

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Reif-Lehrer, Dr. Liane
Tolen, Sandy
interview:  1999 May 28
Oral histories.
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:28:08
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