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Oral history interview with Carl Wahren

Oral History | Accession Number: 2017.553.10 | RG Number: RG-50.998.0010

Carl Wahren, born in 1933 in Norrköping, Sweden, discusses his paternal grandfather, who was a secular Jew from an old Swedish-Jewish family; his maternal grandparents, who were not Jewish; growing up in a wealthy bourgeois family; experiencing antisemitism a few times in connection to birthday parties; taking piano lessons from Peter Freudentahl’s mother; his family’s efforts to help Jewish refugees during the war; his family hosting a Finnish child during the war; and writing an anti-Nazi song with his friends.


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Interviewee
Carl Wahren
Interviewer
Carolyn Östberg
Date
interview:  2018 March 26
Geography
creation: Täby (Sweden)
Language
Swedish
Extent
1 digital file : MP4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-05-04 15:14:38
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