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Oral history interview with Gerda Fraenkel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.21 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0021

Gerda Fraenkel de Kulka, born May 8, 1922 in Berlin, Germany, describes her family; her life before the war; the antisemitic laws; being expelled from school and returning in the 1990s to be given a certificate of completion; the atmosphere of her home and life at the beginning of Nazi-Germany; her experiences with antisemitism in school; immigrating with her family to Bolivia in 1939; the family’s experience living in the mountains and getting jobs; her marriage to an Austrian man; her husband’s work in an American uranium and tungsten mine; the living conditions at her mother-in-law’s home; moving to Cochabamba, Bolivia to work in the hotel industry; relocating to Santiago, Chile; her husband’s position as honorary Consul of Austria; and her children’s accomplishments.

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Fraenkel, Gerda
Robinovitch, Katya
interview:  2010 December 06
Oral histories.
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
Record last modified: 2022-06-16 10:13:17
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