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Oral history interview with Ruth Steiner

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

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.


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Interviewee
Ruth Steiner
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
interview:  1999 October 27
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.
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
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-01 09:30:13
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