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Oral history interview with Eva Leveton

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.337 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0337

Eva Leveton discusses her experiences as young German child born to a Jewish father and a non-Jewish mother during the Nazi period; her childhood in Muenster, Germany; the antisemitism she experienced; the destruction of her home; the boycott of her father's business and his arrest; her father's escape to Amsterdam, Netherlands and subsequent immigration to the United States, while she and her mother remained behind in Germany; being hidden by her mother and non-Jewish grandparents in Berlin; her mother's experiences during the war years; her memories of the bombings in Berlin; her post-war experiences; her immigration with her mother to the United States to rejoin her father; and the difficulties she experienced in adjusting to her new life.


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Interviewee
Eva Leveton
Date
interview:  2001 January 17
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: 2020-07-08 14:55:24
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