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Marion Mostny oral history interview OHP.8805
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  • Existence and Location of Copies note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Marion Mostny oral history interview
    Identifier/Call Number: OHP.8805
    Contributing Institution: Tauber Holocaust Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet comprising two videotapes with a total running time of 3:24
    Date: 1998 October 14
    Abstract: This collection comprises two videotapes of an oral history interview with Marion Mostny conducted by the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 4, 1998.
    Creator: Mostny, Marion
    Creator: Ryan, Peter
    Creator: Saldinger, Anne Grenn

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection comprises two videotapes of an oral history interview with Marion Mostny. The interview was conducted by Peter Ryan and Anne Grenn Saldinger on behalf of the Holocaust Oral History Project on November 4, 1998. Marion Mostny is a Holocaust survivor.
    The interview describes Ms. Mostny's childhood in Berlin, Germany; the changes she experienced during the 1930s; and her parents' decision to leave Germany. She describes her family's emigration to Santiago, Chile in April 1939; the community of Jewish refugees there; and the fates of family members left behind in Germany. Ms. Mostny describes her life in Chile, her and her husband's decision to emigrate to the United States in 1963, and their subsequent life in San Francisco. She describes her decision to write her memoirs and the importance of Holocaust remembrance.

    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

    Marion Mostny oral history interview - OHP.8805, Tauber Holocaust Library, JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

    Related Archival Materials note

    Marion Mostny is the spouse of Kurt Mostny, also interviewed. See Kurt Mostny oral history interview - OHP.3930

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Antisemitism -- Germany
    Berlin (Germany)
    Holocaust survivors -- United States
    Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives
    Jewish families -- Germany
    Jewish refugees -- Chile
    Jewish women in the Holocaust
    Santiago (Chile)
    United States -- Emigration and immigration