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Oral history interview with Ursula Becher

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.155 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0155

Ursula Becher (née Hilsch), born on March 17, 1924 in Berlin, Germany, discusses her experiences with antisemitism and the anti-Jewish laws in Germany before the war; her failed attempt to escape alone to Holland as a child; fleeing with her family to Shanghai (Hongkou District) via Naples, Italy; her mother dying of infection in Shanghai; her cultural and religious life in Hongkou; and immigrating to Australia in 1949.

Interviewee
Ursula Becher
Interviewer
Marcia Goldberg
Date
1999 October 15  (interview)
Geography
creation : Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent
2 sound cassettes (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 15:55:20
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