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Oral history interview with Fred Angress

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.547 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0547
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Fred Angress discusses his childhood in Berlin, Germany; his father's decision to leave Germany; the family's travels to England in the late 1930s; their eventual relocation to Amsterdam, Holland; his experiences in Holland during its occupation by Nazi Germany; his memories of early roundups of Jews in Amsterdam; his work with the Jewish Council in Amsterdam; going into hiding in 1943 for 19 months until the liberation of Holland; learning of his father's death in Auschwitz; emigrating to the United States in 1947; his marriage to a woman who had spent the war years in Shanghai; their move to San Francisco; and his family and career.

Interviewee
Fred Angress
Date
1990 June 20  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (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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