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Oral history interview with Marianne Liebermann

Oral History | Accession Number: 2004.44 | RG Number: RG-50.106.0163

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Marianne Liebermann, born in Vienna, Austria on October 29, 1929, describes her family and childhood; her education; her father searching for ways to leave Vienna and immigrating to the United States after the Anschluss; her father’s efforts to convince a gentile American family, with whom he had previously done business, to vouch for his family; boarding a train to Cherbourg, France in September 1938 and transferring to the Europa ship, which took them to the U.S.; arriving in New York on October 3, 1938 and living there when the war broke out in 1939; graduating from Barnard University and later going on to get her master’s degree at Adelphi University; marrying Frank Liebermann on November 23, 1950; settling down in Great Neck, New York and having three children; becoming a teacher and spending many years teaching English as a second language; and settling in Maryland.

Interviewee
Ms. Marianne Liebermann
Interviewer
Gail Schwartz
Date
2004 January 09  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 sound cassettes (60 min.).
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Record last modified: 2018-05-09 09:31:34
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