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Oral history interview with Inge Booker

Oral History | Accession Number: 1997.A.0441.178 | RG Number: RG-50.462.0178

Inge Booker (née Brann), born on January 30, 1923 in Berlin, Germany, discusses the Nuremberg laws; being forced to attend a Jewish school in 1935; Kristallnacht; travelling by ship to Shanghai, China via Bremerhaven, Barcelona, Genoa, and the Suez Canal in July 1939; life in Hongkew; the difficult living conditions; struggling to earn a living; her religious life; Kanoh Ghoya, who was a Japanese official who was in charge of issuing the ghetto passes; marrying Fred Booker in 1942; and immigrating to the United States in March 1948.


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Interviewee
Inge Booker
Interviewer
Philip G. Solomon
Date
interview:  1992 February 06
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