Exhibits on Survivor Testimony

Heinz Bohm's Experience in 1930's Duisburg, Germany

As a young Jewish boy, Heinz Bohm witnessed the rise of the Nazi Party in his home town of Duisburg, Germany. Born in 1922, he lived through the transition from the democratic Weimar Republic into the authoritarian Nazi Regime. This analysis pays special attention to Heinz's relationship with his non-Jewish counterparts, and how those relationships changed over the course of the 1930s.

Esther Clifford


Esther Clifford (nee Ebe) was born on December 5th, 1920 in Munich, and grew up in Frankfurt. Her parents had immigrated to Germany from Poland shortly before she was born, and this analysis focuses on the influence her Polish heritage had on her experiences during the period from 1933 to 1938. 

Testimony Analysis of Ruth Winterfield by Sean Roades

In this exhibit, I connect the account of Ruth Winterfield, a Holocaust survivor, with the ideas of Christopher Browning and Marion Kaplan as it relates to the rise of antisemitism in pre-World War II Nazi Germany.

Exhibits on Survivor Testimony