Register of the Anneliese Thiedemann interview

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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


Bradley Bauer interviews Anneliese Thiedemann on 2 cassettes 24 May 2005

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 2010c18_a_0003068