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"My Life Before and After Jan. 30, 1933"

Document | Accession Number: 2003.386

One memoir by Leo Waldbott entitled "My Life Before and After January 30, 1933," 43 pages, in which he describes his own life and life in Speyer/Rhine, Germany. He gives a brief history, with examples, of antisemitism in the region and describes the community's efforts to establish a Jewish home for the elderly, which burned down due to arson during the Kristallnacht pogrom on November 10, 1938. He also describes his struggles with and eventual emigration to the United States in 1939.

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