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Oral history interview with Inge Auerbacher

Oral History | Accession Number: 1992.A.0125.2 | RG Number: RG-50.233.0002

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Inge Auerbacher discusses her prewar life in Kippenheim, Germany, where her orthodox Jewish family lived peacefully with Christians; her memories of Kristallnacht; the transports of Jews beginning in 1941, the 1942 deportation of her entire family to Theresienstadt; the “clean-up” of Theresienstadt done for the benefit of the Red Cross Commission and for a propaganda film; her liberation on May 8, 1945; arriving in the United States in 1946 aboard the Marine Perch; her work as a chemist with renowned scientist, Meyer Friedman; and her life’s work lecturing about the Holocaust and being a voice against bigotry.

Interviewee
Ms. Inge Auerbacher
Interviewer
Kevin Wayne
Date
1992 April 11  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette (90 min.).
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