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Oral history interview with Henry Max Adler

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

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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.

Interviewee
Henry Max Adler
Interviewer
Ms. Sophie Caplan
Date
1981 August 19  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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