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Oral history interview with Nina Menrath

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.776 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0776

The interview describes Ms. Menrath's childhood in Graz, Austria, her family's Catholic background, her father's rescue of Jews, and her memories of the Anschluss and the changes afterward, including having to join the Hitler Youth. She describes her family's escape to Buenos Aires, Argentina via France, Spain, and Brazil in 1940, as well as the experiences of family members who remained in Europe. She describes her life in Buenos Aires, her return to Europe after the war, her immigration to the United States, and her thoughts about discussing the Holocaust with younger generations.


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Interviewee
Nina Menrath
Date
interview:  1990 May 17
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (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 09:52:53
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