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Oral history interview with Inge Peebles

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.780 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0780

Inge Peebles discusses her assimilated childhood in Berlin, Germany; her parents’ interfaith marriage; her father’s death early in her life; the changes she experienced following that event; her experiences in a Christian school; the antisemitism she experienced in school; the difficulties she and her Jewish mother experienced after 1933; her mother’s decision to leave Germany for Shanghai in 1938; the difficulties they experienced while leaving; their arrival in Shanghai; the conditions there; her observations of the changes after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor; moving to the Hong Kew ghetto; her marriage in 1947; her decision to immigrate to the United States in 1947; her life after the war; the psychological aftermath of her wartime experiences.


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Interviewee
Inge Peebles
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
interview:  2003 September 24
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 09:52:53
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