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Oral history interview with Margaret Kaplan

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.770 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0770

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The interview describes Ms. Kaplan's childhood in Stuttgart, Germany, being sent with her siblings to live with relatives in Switzerland, and her family's move to Merano, Italy. Ms. Kaplan describes attending Catholic school there, the onset of fascism in Italy, the anti-Jewish laws enacted after Italy and Nazi Germany became allies, and the family's immigration to the United States in 1939. Ms. Kaplan discusses her family's travels, the difficulties they endured, the confiscation of their property and the family's eventual compensation.

Interviewee
Margaret Kaplan
Date
1990 July 18  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (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 11:24:04
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