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Oral history interview with Lily Radcliffe

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1049 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1049

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The interview describes Ms. Radcliffe's childhood in Vienna, Austria; the social and legal changes that followed the Anschluss in March 1938; and the arrest of her father. Ms. Radcliffe recalls the events of Kristallnacht in November 1938, her voyage to England with the Kindertransport, and learning that her parents were deported to Lodz, Poland and perished during the Holocaust. She describes her marriage, immigration to the United States, and her return to Vienna in the early 1950s where she learned that the apartment building she lived in and the Jewish cemetery had been destroyed.

Interviewee
Lily Radcliffe
Date
1991 August 29  (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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