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Oral history interview with Ruth Buhling

Oral History | Accession Number: 2007.54 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0516

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

Ruth Buhling, born in 1922 in Cologne, Germany, describes growing up with adopted parents; not having much money but making the best out of her family life and education; moving to Amsterdam and making new friends; her experiences when the Nazis came to power; surviving during the war by having a fake ID and living with her friend Joe; the loss of her immediate family; getting married to Joe and having children in Holland; what she knew about the death camps and antisemitism during the war; and eventually immigrating to the United States and settling in New Jersey.

Interviewee
Ruth Buhling
Interviewer
Joan Ringelheim
Date
2007 April 11  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 videocasettes (Betacam SP) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:18:47
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