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1097, LO/443/394
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Munzer, Elfrida, 1920 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Kirrane, S, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Talks about difficulties for her, a Jewish pupil, at school in Germany after 1933. Describes family moving to Holland in 1938 to start photography business, having to flee to England in lifeboat at outbreak of Second World War, internment in Holloway Prison. Describes internment camp on Isle of Man, restrictions. Outlines coming to Leicester, finding work, difficulties settling, getting news of mother in Germany, staying in Leicester for sake of children.
Place of birth: East Prussia, Germany
Education: Grammar school, private tutor
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Businessman
Mother's Occupation: Businesswoman
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Language: English

Recording Date: 14/12/1987
Playing time: 50 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference: LO/444/395

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