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Oral history interview with Alice Bloomfield

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.756 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0756

Alice Bloomfield discusses her childhood in Berlin, Germany; her mother's death, followed by her father's remarriage; her education and work life; her marriage in 1925; her life in Berlin; her husband's business success; the onset of antisemitism after the Nazi Party rose to power; the events of Kristallnacht in November 1938; her husband's brief arrest and release; their move to Shanghai, China in 1939; their initial uncomfortable experiences in Shanghai, which was eased by their affluence; their immigration to the United States in 1941; arriving in San Francisco, CA; her son's birth; and her work and family life.


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Interviewee
Alice Bloomfield
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Date
interview:  2003 December 03
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 09:52:51
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