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Oral history interview with Eric Schmidt

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.876 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0876

Eric Schmidt, born in the United States, discusses his university years in Berkeley, CA; his initial visit to Shanghai, China and his decision to live there later; the work he performed, the changes he observed as the war became a more likely event, and his time in an internment camp created by the Japanese; the conditions in the camps and the brutality of the guards; his work with the US State Department in Shanghai after the war; and his return to the United States in 1948.

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Eric Schmidt
Josey G. Fisher
interview:  1996 February 02
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: 2020-03-24 15:40:38
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