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Oral history interview with Ilse Awin

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.146 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0146

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.

Interviewee
Ilse Awin
Interviewer
Inge Karo
Date
1999 October 14  (interview)
Geography
creation : Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent
1 sound cassette (60 min.).
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of the Holocaust Oral History Archive of Gratz College
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Record last modified: 2018-08-09 15:55:18
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