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Oral history interview with Gerda Schott

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.214.42 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0042

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    Oral history interview with Gerda Schott


    Interview Summary
    Gerda Schott (né Lewinnek), born November 23, 1914 in Berlin, Germany, discusses describes her family’s background; her childhood and religious education; being a member of a Zionist youth group; training as a dressmaker; remaining in Berlin during the war; the imprisonment of her fiancé (Bully Schott, RG-50.617*0027) in Auschwitz and sending him food; visiting her fiancé and helping him escape Auschwitz; and immigrating to Australia.
    Gerda Schott
    interview:  1983 November 23-1983 July 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan

    Physical Details

    Oral histories.
    10 CD-ROMs.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
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    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Schott, Gerda, 1914-

    Administrative Notes

    Holder of Originals
    Ms. Sophie Caplan
    Sophie Caplan donated her interview with Gerda Schott 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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