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Oral history interview with Evelyn Goldstein

Oral History | Accession Number: 2015.250.4 | RG Number: RG-50.882.0004

Evelyn Goldstein, born in Berlin, Germany in 1936, describes her father, who was a doctor; how her father knew someone who worked on a cruise ship and through this connection he was able to get his family out of Germany in 1939 when Evelyn was three years old; her family going to Shanghai, China; her family being put into a camp when they first arrived but later found a one-room living space that also had to serve as an office for her father’s medical practice; how, after Japan entered the war, her family was moved to a ghetto and they stayed there until 1946; the crowded and primitive conditions in the ghetto; witnessing a US bombing off in the distance; spending 10 years in China, from 1939 to 1949; and still staying in touch with some of the Jewish refugees she met there.

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Evelyn Goldstein
Esther Finder
3 digital files : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Esther Toporek Finder
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:55:07
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