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  • Title: Anneliese Thiedemann interview
    Date (inclusive): 2005
    Collection Number: 2010C18
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: German
    Physical Description: 2 phonotape cassettes (1 manuscript box) (0.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Sound recording of interview, relating to social conditions in Germany before, during, and after World War II. Interview conducted by Bradley Bauer.
    Creator: Thiedemann, Anneliese, 1920-2009
    Creator: Bauer, Bradley
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2010.

    Preferred Citation

    Anneliese Thiedemann interview, 24 May 2005, Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    German citizen.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Bradley Bauer interviews Anneliese Thiedemann (nee Roggenbau) on 24 May 2005 in her home in Barsbüttel, near Hamburg. Her son, Volker Thiedemann, is present and participates in the interview.
    The interview concerns her memories of growing up in both Hagenow (Mecklenburg) and Hamburg during the 1930s and 1940s, with topics including schooling in Nazi Germany, anti-Semitism, World War II, the bombing of Hamburg, living in the Soviet Occupied Zone after the war (Hagenow was located in what became East Germany), leaving for West Germany, and visits to her hometown in East Germany during the 1970s.
    The interview is conducted in German.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century