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Oral history interview with Laura Mon

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.983 | RG Number: RG-50.477.0983

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Laura Mon describes her childhood in Stadtlohn, Germany; her memories about the rise of antisemitism after the Nazis came to power; her exclusion from school activities before being expelled; her brother's immigration to the United States in 1936 as part of an informal Kindertransport; Kristallnacht; her family's successful immigration to the United States in 1939; how they left behind a grandmother who later perished in Theresienstadt (Terezin); being reunited with her brother in San Francisco; and her marriage and family life in San Francisco.

Interviewee
Laura Mon
Interviewer
Hildegard Gattmann
Date
2004 November 03  (interview)
Language
English
Extent
1 videocassette (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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