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Oral history interview with Walter Horn

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.262 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0262

Walter Horn childhood in Krefeld, Germany; his memories of the event of Kristallnacht in November 1938; his father admitting himself to a hospital to avoid arrest; his own arrest and internment in Dachau; the conditions he experienced in the camp; his release after two months, and the family's flight to Ecuador in early 1939; his family establishing a butchery in Ecuador; his immigration to the United States a few years later to live with relatives in Seattle, Washington; his marriage to a fellow German Jewish emigre; and their move to San Francisco, where they had a family and Mr. Horn started a plumbing business.


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Interviewee
Walter Horn
Interviewer
Sandra Bendayan
Date
interview:  1994 September 01
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (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: 2020-03-26 09:32:41
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