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Oral history interview with Hannelore Ballin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.298 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0298

Hannelore Ballin, born on February 15, 1921 in Essen, Germany, describes living in Essen until 1936, when she had to move closer to the Dutch border and live with her aunt; the beginning of the war and no longer being able to speak with her German friends for fear that they would get in trouble for speaking to a Jew; being very restricted; their neighbors who were never cruel to her or her family; her father's business which was eventually shut down; how it became difficult for her father to get money for food; emigrating form Germany and going to London, England and then the United States; the dispersing of her family throughout the world; her present life; and sharing her experience with her two children.

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Hannelore Ballin
Anne G. Saldinger
interview:  2000 December 13
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: 2020-03-26 09:50:20
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