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Oral history interview with Ursula Weinrieb

Oral History | Accession Number: 1990.338.60 | RG Number: RG-50.037.0060

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Ursula Nartelski Weinrieb, born in 1919 in Berlin, Germany, describes her happy childhood with her parents and sister; attending school; Hitler coming to power; being forced out of school and her father losing his business; her family moving to Amsterdam, Netherlands; the fate of her grandparents; the German invasion of the Netherlands; getting married to Leo Weinrieb; going into hiding on a farm, where they stayed from 1942 to 1945; having false papers; returning to Amsterdam and her husband restarting his factory; trying to trace her relatives through the Red Cross; only finding two surviving cousins, who now live in Flint, MI; telling her story to her children but not all the details; going to New York City in 1948; moving to Buffalo, NY; and revisiting the farm where they hid.

Interviewee
Ursula Weinrieb
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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