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Oral history interview with Dr. Wilhelm ("Willy") Stern

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2014.537.17 | RG Number: RG-50.862.0016

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    Oral history interview with Dr. Wilhelm ("Willy") Stern


    Interview Summary
    Dr. Wilhelm "Willy" Stern (1920-1999) discusses his work for the Jewish administration in Vienna, including his work for Benjamin Murmelstein in "room 8" of the Jewish community headquarters in the Seitenstettengasse, and his almost daily interactions with the Central Office for Jewish Emigration and the Gestapo; the activities of Jewish community officials who worked for Murmelstein as well as of those who worked for the Central Office for Jewish Emigration; the compilation of name card files and statistical reports; the Nisko transports; and his friendship with Kurt Mezei, who was murdered by retreating SS during the Förstergasse massacre in the last hours of the war.
    Dr. Wilhelm Stern
    Dr. Edith Ehrlich
    Dr. Leonard H. Ehrlich
    interview:  1977 June 27
    creation: Vienna (Austria)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Carl S. Ehrlich

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    1 sound cassette : analog..

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    Dr. Carl S. Ehrlich donated his parents Leonard and Edith Ehrlich's collection of oral history interviews and research files compiled for their book "Choices Under Duress of the Holocaust" to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in December 2012.
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