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Oral history interview with Hilde Gundel

Oral History | Accession Number: 2013.275.1 | RG Number: RG-50.030.0721

Hildegarde Henrietta Loeb Gunde, born in 1926 in Boppard en Rhine, Germany, discusses her family; her older sister Claire; her father’s work in the grain and feed supply business; not being very religious; attending Hebrew and Catholic schools; the nuns being kind to her even as social conditions changed in 1933; the school informing her parents in 1936 that it would not be safe for her to attend anymore; being sent to live with a family in Nottingham, England; living on a large estate; attending a private school in Nottingham; her parents’ escape from Germany to the United States in 1941; her sister’s move to England in 1939; corresponding with her parents; staying in England until 1944; going by ship to the US; living in Washington Heights in New York; her father’s work in restaurants and her mother’s work in a factory; getting married in 1947 to a man who was born in Germany; living in Englewood, NJ; their two daughters; and moving to Baltimore, MD in 2009.


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Interviewee
Ms. Hilde Gundel
Interviewer
Ina Navazelskis
Date
interview:  2013 September 11
Language
English
Extent
1 digital files : WAV.
 
Record last modified: 2020-10-01 07:36:43
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