Oral history interview with Walter Teitz
Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.
1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog.
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- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Dumais, Teitz and Zuckerman families
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Also in Walter Teitz Collection
Collection documenting the experiences of Sophie and Emil Teitz and their children Werner and Walter in Furth, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Includes documents, correspondence and an oral history interview recorded with Walter Teitz.
The collection documents the Holocaust experiences of the Teitz family of Fürth, Germany including pre-war life in Germany, their emigration from Germany to England and the United States, the care of their physically disabled son Werner in the Netherlands and the post-war search for his fate, and restitution claims. Included are biographical documents, immigration papers, correspondence, and photographs. Biographical material consists of identification documents, a family book, poems and writings by Emil and others, and restitution paperwork. Papers of Emil include identification documents, papers related to his German military service, and employment at L. Auerbach and Company. Documents of Werner’s include papers from the Munich facility where he received care stating that he could no longer remain there because he was Jewish, documents regarding his care in the Netherlands, and his parent’s search for his fate during and after the war. Immigration papers consist of paperwork for Emil, Sofie, Walter, and Sofie’s father Theobald Ollensheimer for England and the United States. There is a file of negatives associated with this series which are housed separately and may have access restrictions. Correspondence primarily consists of wartime letters written to Emil and Sofie. Included are letters from Emil’s mother Klara; Walter in Amsterdam, England, and summer camps in the United States; Werner in the care facility in Rotterdam; and an aunt Sabine Schoenthal. Photographs include depictions of the Teitz family in Fürth, England, and the United States as well as relatives in the Teitz and Ollensheimer family. The photograph album is annotated and includes depictions of the Teitz family and relatives from circa 1930-1978.