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Oral history interview with Ilse Walters

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.24 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0024

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    Oral history interview with Ilse Walters


    Interview Summary
    Ilse Walters (née Trebitsch), born May 3, 1929 in Vienna, Austria, discusses her childhood and education; her paternal and maternal grandparents; experiencing antisemitism; being forced to scrub cobblestones by the Nazis; her father escaping arrest; being sponsored by her mother’s sister to go to Australia; arriving in Australia in July 1939; her father’s timber business in Sydney; her experiences as the first Jewish refugee in her Australian school; the synagogue; visiting Vienna in 1979; her thoughts on Israel; and her participation in the Jewish community.
    Ilse Walters
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    interview:  1981 September 15-1981 December 16
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    6 CD-ROMs.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Walters, Ilse, 1929-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Ilse Walters 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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