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Oral history interview with Lore Shaper

Oral History | Accession Number: 1999.A.0122.1778 | RG Number: RG-50.477.1778

Lore Shaper discusses her childhood in Hanau, Germany; her family's long history in Germany; her life before Hitler rose to power; the increasing antisemitism she experienced; her isolation from her non-Jewish friends; meeting her husband; escaping to the United States with her husband in January 1939; her parents' belief that Nazi persecution would not last and their deaths, along with many family members, during the Holocaust; immigrating to the United States; and building a new life in San Francisco, CA, where she and husband had two children.

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Lore Shaper
interview:  1993 December 30
1 sound recording : WAV.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Record last modified: 2020-07-08 14:55:25
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