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Marcel Kohler: "Every Shot Known to Man"

Marcel Kohler describes his family's living situation after arriving in the United States and the physical exam they had to take in order to do so.

From  Camden Anich on April 2nd, 2021 2 plays 0  

Marcel Kohler: "The Biggest Shock Was Halloween"

Marcel Kohler describes the shock of holidays in the United States and how they differed from those in the Netherlands.

From  Camden Anich on April 2nd, 2021 1 plays 0  

Hank van Driel: "My Daughter Started a Family"

Hank van Driel describes his reason for moving to Atlanta Georgia from Connecticut.

From  Camden Anich on March 15th, 2021 4 plays 0  

Joanna Kimling Stubbs: "He lectured a lot."

Joanna Kimling Stubbs describes her German-American father Eugene Kimling's parenting style.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Gitte Toben: First Impressions of America

Gitte Toben discusses how her first experiences in the United States differed from her expectations.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

David Jacobi: "I'm here, I'm safe, I'm happy."

David Jacobi explains his grandmother's decision to remain a German citizen after immigrating to the United States.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 2 plays 0  

David Jacobi: Americanization Classes

David Jacobi discusses how his German grandparents and father adjusted to life in the United States.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

David Jacobi: From Spain, to Holland, to England

David Jacobi describes the immigration history over centuries of his mother's European-Jewish family.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Anna Ostergaard: "More opportunity."

Anna Ostergaard describes what the United States meant to her after she emigrated from Denmark in 1955.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: Life with the Goldwassers

Hershel Greenblat describes his family's experience boarding with the Goldwasser family in Atlanta, Georgia, in the early 1950s.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: Permanent Residence

Hershel Greenblat describes his first weeks in Atlanta, Georgia, where his family would settle in the United States.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: The Day Before Thanksgiving

Hershel Greenblat describes his family's interaction with an American soldier while they were en route from New York to Georgia.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: Immigration Quotas

Hershel Greenblat explains why a Jewish relief organization transferred his family to Georgia instead of Indiana.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: "It was just a destination."

Hershel Greenblat describes his feelings about the United States when he first arrived as an immigrant from Europe in 1950.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Hershel Greenblat: The Statue of Liberty

Hershel Greenblat remembers his arrival as a young immigrant in New York Harbor.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

June Chandler: "I lost my accent."

June Chandler discusses how she adjusted to life in the United States after immigrating to be with her husband, an American serviceman.

From  Adina Langer on March 11th, 2021 0 plays 0