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Oral history interview with Trudy Small

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.532 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0532

Trudy Small discusses her childhood in Vienna, Austria; her education in a Catholic school and the discomfort she experienced at this school; the changes she experienced in 1938 after the German government annexed Austria (Anschluss); her experiences in November 1938 during Kristallnacht; her family's decision to emigrate after that night; leaving Austria for the United Kingdom; the help she received from a Jewish organization in Bloomsbury House in London and the work she performed; her experiences during the Blitz; the challenges she faced as a German citizen during the war; her life after the war; her decision to immigrate to the United States in 1948; and the fates of other members of her family.


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Interviewee
Trudy Small
Date
interview:  1991 October 16
Language
English
Extent
4 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
 
Record last modified: 2020-07-08 14:55:24
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