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Oral history interview with Alice Rosen

Oral History | RG Number: RG-50.232.0085

Alice Lang Rosen, born in 1934 in Lambsheim, Germany, discusses her family’s move to Mannheim, Germany to open a textile store; their experiences during Kristallnacht, including the arrest and imprisonment of her father in Dachau for a short time; her father’s return home; the Gestapo raiding their home in 1940 and taking them on trucks to Gurs, a concentration camp in France; spending a year in Gurs; her family’s relocation to camp Rivesaltes; her father putting her in the care of the a children's aid society to save her; being sent to stay in a convent in the South of France, before being put into two foster homes with French families; the end of the war; staying in a Jewish children's home outside of Paris before her father found her; reuniting with her father in Heidelberg, Germany; her father’s remarriage; and immigrating with her family to the United States in 1949.


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Interviewee
Ms. Alice L. Rosen
Language
English
Extent
1 sound cassette : analog.
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-01 09:30:13
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