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World War, 1939-1945

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Rieke Love Oral History Transcript, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0002.0004.00001
Overview Rieke Love recounts her childhood training in Koblenz, Germany. She was accepted into the Stadt Theatre to study ballet at age seven and remained there until 1940. She talks about her formal, intellectual, education and how important literature, the arts and research were in her dance training. She compares dance training in America to Europe stating how ''poorly educated'' American dancers are. Love states that her education and her dance were ''a total environment of artistic saturation.''...
Dates: 2004

Vera Sears Oral History, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0005.00004
Overview Vera Sears recounts her childhood growing up in Germany and attending the Berlin Opera School. She performed with a group of students in the summers, which gave her the background for her life in dance. Edwin Sieradz, Sears' future husband, was a musician in this group. He studied law in Berlin and also worked as a secretary for Albert Einstein. Sears talks about living in Germany in the 1930's when Hitler came to power, and about the fear you had of all people, even your friends and your own...
Dates: 2004

Vera Sears Oral History Transcript, 2004

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Identifier: D009.03.0002.0006.00001
Overview Vera Sears recounts her childhood growing up in Germany and attending the Berlin Opera School. She performed with a group of students in the summers, which gave her the background for her life in dance. Edwin Sieradz, Sears' future husband, was a musician in this group. He studied law in Berlin and also worked as a secretary for Albert Einstein. Sears talks about living in Germany in the 1930's when Hitler came to power, and about the fear you had of all people, even your friends and your own...
Dates: 2004