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Oral history interview with Susie Schwarz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0232 | RG Number: RG-50.549.02.0024

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Susie Schwarz, born May 3, 1931 in Schlüchtern, Germany, discusses her parents; her family moving to Dinxperlo, Netherlands because of the political situation in Germany; her prewar family life and their religious beliefs; how the Pagrachs family in the Netherlands hid them during the war; her daily life in hiding; her liberation from hiding; her life in the Netherlands after the war; her experiences immigrating to the United States; living in Baltimore, MD with her extended family; her parents’ immigration to the US; meeting her husband and starting a family; her religious practices; traveling back to the Netherlands; reuniting with the Pagrachs family; her views about being a Holocaust survivor; her feelings about other atrocities such as Rwanda and Kosovo; giving her oral testimony to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and her views on Israel.

Interviewee
Ms. Susie Schwarz
Interviewer
Margaret West
Date
1998 September 24  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
4 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
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Record last modified: 2018-04-10 20:37:17
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