Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part II: Interview with Hella Mears Hueg
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hella Mears Hueg was born in Velbert, Germany. During World War II she moved to Poland, and then came back to Germany just prior to the end of the war. She attended school in Cambridge, England and Heidelberg University in Germany. Hueg got a job in the German Theatre and acted until coming to the United States. She married and continued to travel, visiting her family in Germany many times. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in a German family; political activity of her parents; exposure to anti-Semitism; exposure to the war with England; moving to Poland and back to Germany; suffering in postwar Germany; going to school in England; going to school in Heidelberg; life as an actress; being sponsored to live in the United States; attending the University of Minnesota; marriage to businessman Norman Mears; traveling the world; visiting her family in Germany; Germany's postwar rebuilding process.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassettes
44 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 120 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Hueg, Hella Mears
Interviewer: Fogerty, James E.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/06/2007
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 115
Accession Number AV2008.26.16
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part II'

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