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Title Oral History with Naamek Kelmann
Date 9 Jul 2001
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Kelmann, Naamek
Interviewer Schwinghamer, Steven
Date of Recording 9 Jul 2001
Duration 00:04:45
Reference 01.07.09NK
Library / Archive Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Description Naamek Kelmann tells the story of her father, who arrived from Austria in 1930. She relates the experiences of her Jewish father beginning a religious life in Toronto as a rabbi after leaving Germany.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) Canada; United States of America
Places Vienna, Austria
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality German; Jewish
Keywords Second World War, religion, finance, depression, Jewish, languages, education, Nazis
Language English
Copyright Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21