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Oral history interview with Paul Schwarzbart

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.583 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0583

The interview describes Mr. Schwarzbart's young childhood in Vienna, Austria; the flight of his family to Belgium from Austria; and the arrest of his father in May 1940. Mr. Schwarzbart describes living with his mother in Belgium, where she worked for a Belgian family; and being taken by the underground in 1943 to live hidden in a Catholic boy's school in Jamoigne. He discusses his reunion with his mother after the war, the death of his father at Buchenwald, his and his mother's immigration to the United States in December 1948, and his education, teaching career and family life in the United States.

The collection also includes a supplemental tape about Mr. Schwarzbart's experiences entitled "A Child of the Holocaust."

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
Paul Schwarzbart
Hilde Gattmann
interview:  1990 May 16
1 videocassette (SVHS) : 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: 2020-03-26 09:35:36
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