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Oral history interview with Hella Fluss

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.680 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0680

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Dr Hella Fluss discusses her childhood in Nuremberg and Coburg, Germany; her memories of social isolation and discrimination because she was Jewish, beginning in 1932; her family's illegal escape to England in 1936; her experiences living in Manchester and London; her father's being interned on the Isle of Wight for four months after the outbreak of World War II as an enemy alien; her secondary and medical education in England; her marriage and family; her immigration to the United States with her husband and children in the 1950s; her personal life in the United States and her career as a pediatrician and psychiatrist in Modesto and Berkeley.

Interviewee
Hella Fluss
Date
1997 April 04  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:22:12
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