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Oral history interview with Ilse Awin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.145 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0145

Ilse Awin (née Mechlowitz), born on December 31, 1925 in Munich, Germany, discusses the anti-Jewish laws and antisemitism in Germany in the mid-1930s; Kristallnacht; fleeing to Shanghai, China with her parents via the Victoria (ship) in August 1939; immigrating to Canada in 1949; and her husband Leo Awin.


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Interviewee
Ilse Awin
Interviewer
Ellen Rofman
Date
interview:  1991 October 19
Geography
creation: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Gratz College Holocaust Oral History Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:54:26
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