Eugene Hertz, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998

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Title Eugene Hertz, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Accn 998
Alternative Title Accn 998, Interviews with Jews in Utah, Eugene Hertz
Creator Hertz, Eugene, 1910-2002
Contributor Kelen, Leslie G., 1949-; Oral History Institute
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1982-11-24
Date Digital 2015-07-06
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Spatial Coverage Germany,
Subject Jews, American--Utah--Interviews; Hertz, Eugene, 1910-2002--Interviews; Antisemitism--Germany; Kristallnacht, 1938; Jews--Social life and customs
Description Transcript (48 pages) of interview by Leslie Kelen with Eugene Hertz with additional comments from Mrs. Hertz on November 24, 1982 for the Interviews with Jews in Utah Oral History Project.
Abstract Mrs. Hertz is present for this interview. Her comments are included in the transcript. Eugene Hertz (b. 1910) recalls his childhood in Germany and working as a traveling salesman there. Both Hertz and his wife talk about anti-Semitism in Germany before 1933 and conditions after Hitler came to power. Mrs. Hertz recalls the pogroms in Germany just prior to World War II, particularly "Krystalnacht," which took place on 8 November 1938. Eugene Hertz talks about translating German letters and pamphlets for the FBI after coming to the United States in 1937. Both talk about tensions between German Jews and Polish and Russion Jews in Salt Lake City. 48 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 48 pages
Language eng
Is Part of Interviews with Jews in Utah collection, 1982-1988,
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
ARK ark:/87278/s63f6jb9
Topic Jews, American; Jews--Social life and customs; Antisemitism; Kristallnacht (1938)
Setname uum_iju
Date Created 2015-08-13
Date Modified 2015-08-13
ID 904494
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