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Oral history interview with Alice Calder

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.549 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0549

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Alice Calder was born Alice Baruch in 1920, in Hamburg-Altona, Germany. The interview describes Ms. Calder's childhood in Hamburg-Altona, Germany, increasing antisemitism in 1933 and her awareness of it, her reaction to Kristallnacht in 1938, her immigration to England to work as a domestic in 1939, her marriage in 1942, and her immigration to the United States in 1953 with her husband and children. Ms. Calder discusses the fate of numerous members of her family, all of whom perished.

Interviewee
Alice Calder
Date
1990 February 24  (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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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:19:28
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