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Oral history interview with Henry Max Adler

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.23 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0023

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    Oral history interview with Henry Max Adler


    Interview Summary
    Henry Max Adler (né Heinrich Maximillian Adler), born January 17, 1914 in Berlin, Germany, discusses his childhood and education; his family’s origins in Tarnow, Poland; the boycott of Israel's Department Store, where he worked; not experiencing antisemitism before 1933, except when he competed in rowing club competitions; applying for a landing permit in Australia in 1937; immigrating to Australia in 1938; sailing on the "Empress of Britain" and landing in Sydney in August 1938; his work in Australia; his relations with German friends in Australia; and his participation in the Jewish community.
    Henry Max Adler
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    interview:  1981 August 19
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    2 CD-ROMs.

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Adler, Henry Max, 1914-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Henry Max Adler to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Oct. 2009. The collection was transferred to the Museum’s Oral History Branch in 2010.
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