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Oral history interview with Trude Meyer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.525 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0525

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

The interviews describe Ms. Meyer's childhood in Fronhausen, Germany, including her experiences with antisemitism and the Nuremberg Laws. She describes her family's deportation to Riga ghetto in Latvia in 1941, their subsequent transport to Kaiserwald concentration camp in 1943, and their experiences in these places. She discusses her sister's and her transfer to an AEG factory in Torun, Poland in 1944; their liberation by the Russians in 1945; her health issues after liberation; the fates of other family members; and their immigration to the United States in 1946.

Interviewee
Trude Meyer
Date
2002 July 31  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:18:57
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