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Oral history interview with Ruth Steiner

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.129 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0129

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    Oral history interview with Ruth Steiner


    Interview Summary
    Ruth Steiner discusses her childhood in Dresden, Germany; her well-integrated family life; her education; the changes she experienced after the Nazis came to power in 1933; the necessity of attending a university outside of Germany due to her Jewish heritage; her studies in Geneva; her family's decision to leave Europe in 1939; their immigration to Brazil; their move to the United States in 1940; her life in the US; the work she performed as a librarian; and her husband and family.
    Ruth Steiner
    Peter Ryan
    interview:  1999 October 27
    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

    1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.

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    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Steiner, Ruth.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Ruth Steiner on October 27, 1999. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in December 2000.
    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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