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Oral history interview with Lore May Rasmussen

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.925 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0925

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Lore Rasmussen discusses her childhood in Lampertheim, Germany; her family life; her education in Lampertheim and Worms; the antisemitism she experienced in school; immigrating to the United States in 1938; her continuing education at the University of Illinois; her work at Talladega College, an all-black college in Alabama; the racism she observed at Talladega; the conditions her students lived in; an incident in which she was arrested for eating in a segregated cafe with an African-American colleague; her brief return to Lampertheim; the impact of her experiences in Nazi Germany.

Interviewee
Lore M. Rasmussen
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
2004 June 09  (interview)
2004 June 23  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
2 videocassettes (SVHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
Credit Line
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, acquired from Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:27:25
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