Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Oral history interview with Nelly McBurnie

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1101 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1101

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

Nelly McBurnie describes her childhood in a small village near Heidelberg, Germany; her family's move to Frankfurt in 1938 to await visas to the United States; her father's arrest and imprisonment in Dachau after Kristallnacht; being sent with her older sister to England as part of the Kindertransport; her time living with a family there; her memories of being evacuated to a suburban village; the family's reunion and immigration to the United States in February 1940; her father's renewed commitment to Judaism after Dachau; her marriage to a Catholic man and family life; and her renewed interest in teh events of the Holocaust after its 50th anniversary.

Interviewee
Nelly McBurnie
Interviewer
Peter Ryan
Anne G. Saldinger
Date
2005 April 11  (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
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:30:08
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn518389