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Oral history interview with Harold G. Jensen

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.214.49 | RG Number: RG-50.617.0049

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Harold Geoffrey Jensen, born August 23, 1920 in Unruhstadt, Germany (now Kargowa, Poland), describes his childhood and education; attending gymnasium in Züllichau (Sulechów, Poland); moving with his family in 1934 to Schönebach, Germany; his experiences with antisemitism in Unruhstadt; learning a trade in Hamburg, Germany; his experiences in Hamburg during Kristallnacht; going to Bombay (Mumbai), India and arriving February 25, 1939; apprenticing as a textile worker; immigrating to Australia in 1947; his work in the textile industry; getting married; his children; visiting Germany briefly after the war; visiting Israel; his participation in the Jewish community; and being the president of a B'nai B'rith lodge in 1973.

Interviewee
Harold G. Jensen
Date
1984 May 08  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
9 CD-ROMs.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, acquired from Sophie Caplan
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