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Oral history interview with Ulrich Weiss

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1993.A.0095.91 | RG Number: RG-50.163.0091

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    Oral history interview with Ulrich Weiss


    Interview Summary
    Ulrich Weiss, born on June 24, 1908 in Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic), describes earning his Ph.D. in chemistry in 1930; working for a pharmaceutical company; getting married to Anna Loewi in May 1937; his wife and child going to Stara-Boleslav, Czech Republic then to Prague; going to Belgium in March 31, 1939; his company setting up an office in Paris, France in July 1939; his wife and child living in Argenteuil, France and experiencing antisemitism; the German approach in June 1940 and fleeing to Clermont-Ferrand; staying in a shelter with Belgian refugees; going to a farmhouse in Marat and helping with the harvest; his wife going to Lyon, France and getting American visas; going to Marseille, France in March 1941 and staying in an inn with Spanish soldiers; sailing with refugees, including Andre Breton, Victor Serge, and Anne Seghers; docking in Martinique and staying in an internment camp for one month; sailing to the Dominican Republic then New York, NY; working at a pharmaceutical company; going to Washington, DC in 1957; and working at the National Institutes of Health with his wife.
    Ulrich Weiss
    Gail Schwartz
    interview:  1988 November 06

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    4 sound cassettes (60 min.).

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    The interview with Ulrich Weiss was conducted on November 6, 1988 as part of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Washington's oral history project to document Washington, DC area survivor's experiences of the Holocaust. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum received the interview on May 26, 1993.
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