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Oral history interview with Trudy Lyons

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.130 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0130

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    Oral history interview with Trudy Lyons


    Interview Summary
    Trudy Lyons discusses her childhood in Vienna, Austria; the family's assimilated life; the changes that occurred after the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in March 1938; having to leave school, and witnessing abuses against Jews. Ms. Lyons describes the family's flight to Czechoslovakia, and their successful immigration to the United States in November 1938; the family's adjustment to life in the US, eventually settling in Indiana; and her education, marriage, and family life in Detroit, MI and San Francisco, CA.
    Trudy Lyons
    Peter Ryan
    interview:  2000 February 02
    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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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Lyons, Trudy.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Trudy Lyons on February 2, 2000. 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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