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Oral history interview with Grete Schmitz

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.294.74 | RG Number: RG-50.693.0074

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Grete Schmitz, born September 25, 1921 in Bonn, Germany, describes her family; studying humanities; her memories of the beginning of Nazism; moving to Essen, Germany; her experience trying to get visas so her family and she could emigrate; the journey out of Germany and arriving in Valparaiso, Chile November 13, 1939; working in Chile; her marriage to a Hungarian refugee; her life in Chile; and the fate of her extended family.

Interviewee
Grete Schmitz
Interviewer
Alejandra Nudman
Date
2010 September 13  (interview)
Language
Spanish
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 digital file : MOV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Fundación Memoria Viva
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 10:56:00
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