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Oral history interview with Martha Bauer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1995.A.1263.3 | RG Number: RG-50.166.0003

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

Martha Bauer, born in Kassel, Germany, describes being raised by numerous relatives after her parents’ divorce; the antisemitism in Germany before 1933; her first experiences with Nazis in Kassel; training to become a nurse in a Jewish hospital; the changes in Germany in the 1930s; being accepted as a nurse in England; Kristallnacht in Cologne, Germany and the 200 people hiding in the cellar of the hospital; how many of the patients were suicide attempts; going to England for a year; going to the Dominican Republic in October 1940; meeting her husband in a settlement; the development of a hospital in the Dominican Republic; giving birth in 1945; immigrating to the United States and settling in Due West, SC; and visiting Cologne, Germany in 1991.

Interviewee
Martha Bauer
Date
1992 April 30  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videotape reel (1" Type C) : sound, color ; 1 in..
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