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Heimann, Kurt, 1912-2005


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Box 1, 1984-2021

 File — Box B452.01.0001: Series B452.01 [Barcode: U186023293460]
Identifier: B452.01.0001

This box contains oral history interviews on DVD. The interviews are with members of the Grünfeld/Heimann family.

Dates: 1984-2021

Giselle Heimann Ratain Family Holocaust Videos

Identifier: B452
Abstract This collection details the Grünfeld Heimann family Holocaust stories. Kurt Heimann and Lotte Grünfeld Heimann married in 1938 and took a train with family to Shanghai in 1940 to escape Nazi violence. They survived in the Shanghai Ghetto alongside thousands of other European Jewish refugees until they were able to relocate in 1948. Kurt, Lotte, and their young son relocated to the United States and settled in Denver, Colorado where their second child, Giselle, was born, and where they...
Dates: 1984-2021

Kurt Heimann Holocaust Story, 1988

Identifier: B452.01.0001.0007
Abstract oral history interview with Kurt Heimann. Kurt, born December 7, 1912 in Berlin, Germany, describes being barred from advancing in his early career because of the German antisemitic laws in the 1930s; his family life; meeting and marrying his wife (Lotte Grünfeld); escaping Berlin, Germany via train on September 16, 1940 with his wife, parents, and brother (Gerhard); arriving in Shanghai, China; life in the Shanghai Ghetto with other Jewish refugees; conditions in the ghetto, including the...
Dates: 1988

Oral Histories, 1984-2021

Identifier: B452.01

This series contains Oral history interviews with members of the Grünfeld/Heimann family who discuss their escape from Nazi Germany and experiences as refugees.

Dates: 1984-2021

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Archival Object 3
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 3
Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) 3
Jews 3
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) 3
New York (N.Y.) 3