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Guide to Alan Peters oral history interview OHP.3880
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  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Existence and Location of Copies note
  • Preferred Citation note

  • Title: Alan Peters oral history interview
    Identifier/Call Number: OHP.3880
    Contributing Institution: Tauber Holocaust Library
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: Tauber Holocaust Library Archives
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet comprising one videotape with a total running time of 2:36
    Date: 1990 September 12
    Abstract: This collection comprises one videotape of an oral history interview with Alan Peters conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on September 12, 1990.
    Creator: Peters, Alan
    Creator: Barer, Barbara
    Creator: Grant, John

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection comprises one videotape of an oral history interview with Alan Peters conducted by Barbara Barer on behalf of the Holocaust Oral History Project on September 12, 1990. Alan Peters is a Holocaust survivor.
    The interview describes Mr. Peters' childhood in Vienna, Austria; his family life; and the changes that he experienced after the Anschluss in March 1938. He describes his father's arrest in May 1938 and his experiences during and after Kristallnacht in November 1938. He discusses the decision to place him on the Kindertransport in 1939, his experiences living with an English family in Oxford, his education, his reunion with his parents in Vienna after the war, his emigration to Canada then to the United States, and his life in America.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

    Conditions Governing Use note

    There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

    Existence and Location of Copies note

    Master copies of the oral history interview are located at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.

    Preferred Citation note

    Alan Peters oral history interview - OHP.3880, Tauber Holocaust Library - JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Austria -- History -- Anschluss, 1938
    Canada -- Emigration and immigration
    Holocaust survivors -- United States
    Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
    Jewish children in the Holocaust
    Jewish families -- Austria
    Jewish refugees -- England
    Jews -- Persecutions -- Austria
    Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
    Kristallnacht, 1938
    Oxford (England)
    United States -- Emigration and immigration
    Vienna (Austria)
    World War, 1939-1945 -- England