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Oral history interview with Ruth Philip

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.351 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0351

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The interview describes Ms. Philip's childhood in Cologne, Germany, her memories of antisemitic experiences after the Nazi regime rose to power in 1933, her father's arrest and imprisonment in Dachau, and the family's decision to leave Germany. Ms. Philip discusses the family's move to England, their wait for visas to the United States, her brother's enlistment in the British Army, and her family's succesful immigration to the United States in 1940.

Interviewee
Ruth Philip
Date
1991 April 16  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:14:38
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