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Oral history interview with Laura Rosenthal

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

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.


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Interviewee
Laura Rosenthal
Date
interview:  1990 December 18
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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: 2021-06-09 14:30:39
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