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Oral history interview with Alina Beard

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.620 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0620

Alina Beard describes her early life in Poland and Austria; her early involvement in socialism; her memories of the Austrian Anschluss; how and why her family immigrated to Milwaukee, Wisconsin; when her family sold their possessions; her family's journey to Paris, France and their experiences with Nazis on the train; their voyage by ship to the United States; how her family established themselves in the United States; and her marriage and family life in San Francisco, California.


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Interviewee
Alina Beard
Interviewer
Simon Levine
Gail Moscoso
Date
interview:  1996 July 24
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (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 09:52:33
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