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Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Ruth Klass, Interview Date: 1977 May 3, Date Digitized: 2/10/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au045

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Ruth Klass regarding Jewish life in Nazi Germany was conducted by UNO student Rod Sadorsky on May 3, 1977. Klass shared information about her family background in Germany, her Jewish heritage, her experiences when she moved to the U.S., the impact the Holocaust had on her life, and her place in her community. Klass and her husband were able to flee Europe before being imprisoned in a concentration camp.


  • Interview Date: 1977 May 3
  • Date Digitized: 2/10/2017


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1 Cassettes

Language of Materials


Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Rod Sadorsky


Runtime: 00:30:00

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States