Eva Lips speech
1936 November 14
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of BIll Willcox
Consists of a mimeographed transcript of a speech given by Eva Lips, a German-Jewish refugee from Cologne, Germany, at Christ Church in New York City on November 14, 1936. In the speech, she describes her impression of Hitler prior to 1933, and the ways in which she and her husband, University of Leipzig anthropologist Dr. Julius Lips, were persecuted after 1933. She also describes the confiscation of their library, the burning of their books, and experiencing constant surveillance. The couple emigrated to the United States through Paris in 1934.
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