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Reminiscences of Elisabeth Pozzi-Thanner : oral history, 2005.

Creator: Pozzi-Thanner, Elisabeth
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 29 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (73 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Interviewer.

Scope and Contents

Born Linz, Austria; background: mother from aristocratic Austrian family, father head of Nazi resistance group and imprisoned and killed in Dachau concentration camp, maternal grandfather-World War II political prisoner; education: Academy for European Managers; career: journalist in Rome, International Press Secretary for Austrian Social Service (now SOS Children's Villages), funding of battered women house in Italy, oral history work in New York, Shoah Visual History Foundation, work on Mauthausen concentration camp, work for the Museum of Jewish Heritage, World War II veteran interviews; benefits of oral history: giving voice to those otherwise unheard, diction/language as expression of identity.

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