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Oral history interview with Inge Schaffer

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.789 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0789

Inge Schaffer discusses her childhood in Berlin, Germany; her memories of Kristallnacht; her family's frantic attempts to flee Germany and their decision to escape to Shanghai, China; their voyage to Shanghai; the conditions in the Shanghai ghetto; her experiences in school and working in Shanghai; meeting her husband; the cultural and social life of Jewish immigrants in Shanghai; her family's immigration to the United States; settling in San Francisco, CA; and her marriage, family, and business life after the war.


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Interviewee
Inge Schaffer
Interviewer
Sandra Bradley
Date
interview:  2003 July 15
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: 2020-02-28 12:09:29
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