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Oral history interview with Thomas Schneider

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.41 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0041

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    Oral history interview with Thomas Schneider


    Interview Summary
    Thomas Schneider discusses his childhood in Vienna, Austria; being raised as a Catholic child of a Jewish father and a Jewish mother who had converted to Catholicism; being forced to leave school and study at a Jewish school in 1938 after the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany; his family's immigration in March 1939 to the United States; settling in New York, NY; his experiences in school, college, and law school; his legal career; and the conflicts he has felt throughout his life about his Jewish identity.
    Thomas Schneider
    interview:  1999 June 09
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Schneider, Thomas.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Thomas Schneider on June 9, 1999. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in October 1999.
    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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