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Oral history interview with Eva Block

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.10 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0010

Eva Block, born October 16, 1919 in Berlin, Germany, describes her family; growing up Jewish; attending a Jewish group; antisemitism of Nazis in her community; her memories of Kristallnacht; leaving Germany in 1938 with the family she worked for; her journey to Cochabamba, Bolivia; learning Spanish in free classes sponsored by the Joint; marrying her Austrian husband in 1943; not knowing how her family died; visiting Germany in 1978; her daughter; and her self-perceptions.


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Interviewee
Eva Block
Interviewer
Karen Codner
Date
interview:  2009 August 04
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
3 digital files : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:44:06
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