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Oral history interview with Susan Flusser Tausig

Oral History | Accession Number: 2018.153.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0965

Susan Tausig, born in 1937 in Vienna, Austria, discusses her family lived there until the late 1930s; her mother and brother sailing to Shanghai, China from Genoa; leaving with her father from Austria at the age of four in 1941; taking the Trans-Siberian Railroad to Vladivostok and a boat to Japan; arriving in Shanghai, where her family lived for 10 years; how the war and political situation in Europe impacted them in the Far East; the political changes in China in the late 1940s, and the evacuation of her family out of Shanghai and her family’s return to Europe; being at sea for 72 days and encountering two typhoons in the Sea of Japan; staying in Europe for a year before immigrating to New York; and being 15 years old when she arrived in the US.


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Interviewee
Susan Flusser Tausig
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
interview:  2018 April 26
Geography
creation: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Language
English
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.