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Oral history interview with Arnold Marque

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.541 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0541

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

The interview describes Mr. Marque's childhood in Crailsheim and Tubingen, Germany, his experiences with antisemitism and the Nuremberg Laws, and the feelings of isolation that resulted. He describes his apprenticeship in Basel, Switzerland and the experience of hearing about Kristallnacht while there. Mr. Marque discusses his time in a Swiss labor camp, which he refers to as Schellenberg, in 1941 and 1942, as well as another camp near Champery. He discusses the fates of his other family members in Germany.

Interviewee
Arnold Marque
Date
1998 January 28  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
3 videocassettes (Hi8) : sound, color ; 8mm.
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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