Community History Collection
Speaker: Anon., 1916 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Carswell, Jeanne, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Interviewee describes early life in Frankfurt, Germany, mother's illness, family. Describes boycott of Jewish businesses 1933, move to Holland. Describes liberal Jewish upbringing. Move to Sidcup, England, back to Holland, then Berlin 1934. Describes how met husband, how they got out of Germany. Lived in London, husband worked in Leicester, 1937. Describes life in Germany during Nazi regime, up to 1937. Describes move to Clifton, Oxon. Details husband's internment at Clacton-on-Sea, describes experiences as German Jew in England during WW2. Refers to Christobel Billenberg. Describes husband's business career.
Place of birth: Frankfurt, Germany
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Oils and Fat Broker
Periods Covered: 1930s,1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 2/9/1999
Playing time: 1hr30mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: CHLCL
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