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Oral history interview with Ruth Callman

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.670 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0670

Ruth Callman describes her childhood in Berlin; her experiences with antisemitism in school; the growing number of anti-Jewish laws after 1933; the effect the Nuremburg laws had on her family; her father's difficulty as a Jewish physician; her family's flight to Tientsin and Shanghai, China in 1939; her experiences living in the Hong Kew ghetto during the war; and her immigration to the United States in 1947.


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Interviewee
Ruth Callman
Interviewer
Elizabeth Ryan
Peter Ryan
Date
interview:  1996 March 06
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 09:52:41
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