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Oral history interview with Hilde Catz

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.802 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0802

Hilde Catz was born in 1924 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to an Orthodox family. The interview describes Ms. Catz's childhood in Germany, her remembrances of antisemitism in Germany and of Kristallnacht in November 1938, her experiences as part of the Kindertransport to London, her experiences in foster care in England during the war, her training as a nurse and her involvement with child survivors of concentration camps after the war. Ms. Catz immigrated to the United States and settled in Santa Rosa, raised a family and became a teacher, and continues to reside there.


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Interviewee
Hilde Catz
Date
interview:  1990 December 18
interview:  1991 June 04
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 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 09:52:55
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