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Oral history interview with Lillyan Rosenberg

Oral History | Accession Number: 2000.374 Duplicate 1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0510

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Lillyan Rosenberg, born in 1928 in Halberstadt, Germany, describes her family and childhood; the religious rituals her family practiced like attending synagogue and keeping kosher; experiencing Hitler coming to power and increasing antisemitism in Germany in the 1930s; immigrating to England through a Kindertransport arranged by the Bloomsbury House in 1939; attending a German convent school in Rochdale, England and then The Beacon school in Tunbridge Wells, England; preparing for German air raids with her foster family; immigrating to the United States with her brother and living with her uncle; meeting her husband Jerry and having children; and retrieving some of her family’s belongings long after the war.

Interviewee
Lillyan Rosenberg
Interviewer
Amy Rubin
Date
2006 August 31  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 sound cassettes (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
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Record last modified: 2018-01-24 08:24:03
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