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Oral history interview with Laura Rosenthal

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.210 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0210

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    Oral history interview with Laura Rosenthal


    Interview Summary
    Laura Rosenthal (née Stein), born on April 13, 1926 in Karlsruhe, Germany, discusses her childhood in Karlsruhe; her memories of Kristallnacht in November 1938; the family decision that she should follow her brother, who left Germany to study in England in 1936; her father's detention and release; her parents' efforts to secure an escape for her to England; her move to Liverpool to live with a family; the difficulties she encountered; her move from that home to another and then to a youth hostel for refugee children in Wales; her experiences working and living in London; the deportation of her parents to France and their successful immigration to Cuba; and her reunion with her parents in New York in 1947.
    Laura Rosenthal
    interview:  1990 December 18
    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 (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Rosenthal, Laura.

    Administrative Notes

    The Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project conducted the interview with Laura Rosenthal on December 18, 1990. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the tapes of the interview from the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project in March 2001.
    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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