Helene Everly (b. 1928), Afro-German émigré who grew up in Nazi Germany, was born Helene Brell in Munich, Germany on March
18, 1928. The Helene Everly Collection consists of four audiocassettes containing oral history interviews with Helene Everly
conducted by Robert L. Haynes, seven photographs depicting WWII scenes and portraits of Helene Everly and her cousin Max Brell,
and copies of the article "A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany" by Nicole Atkinson.
Helene Everly (b. 1928), Black German émigré who grew up in Nazi Germany, was born Helene Brell in Munich, Germany on March
18, 1928. Her mother Helene Brell met her father, who was from Cameroon, Africa, in 1927. Everly was raised by foster parents
and her foster father was a union organizer and Social Democrat.
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