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Oral history interview with Edith Stevens

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.368 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0368

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

The interview describes Ms. Stevens's childhood in Berlin, Germany; her father's loss of job after the Nazi's rise to power and having to leave public school in 1935; and her memories of the events of Kristallnacht in November 1938. Ms. Stevens describes her trip on the Kindertransport to England in August 1939; living with a Jewish family in Lester; her parents' flight from Berlin in December 1939; and leaving England to join her parents in July 1940. She discusses adapting to life in the United States, her studies, marriage and family life; and a return trip to Germany in 1992 with other survivors who were in Jewish schools during the war.

Interviewee
Edith Stevens
Date
1992 November 18  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 11:15:07
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