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Title
Exile in Ecuador - with Moselio Schaechter
Creator
Schaechter, Moselio
Contributor
Schaechter, Moselio
Date Created and/or Issued
2016-02-11
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Library, Digital Library Development Program
Collection
Holocaust Living History Workshop
Rights Information
Under copyright
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Rights Holder and Contact
UC Regents
Description
Moselio Schaechter spent his childhood in Mussolini’s Italy. Thanks to a transit visa for Portugal and the United States, the Schaechters made it to Quito, the capital of Ecuador where they arrived in January 1941. Over the next nine years Moselio would struggle to accommodate his Jewish identity with a nascent South American self. In this talk, he shares memories of his youth, his experience as part of the Ecuadorian Jewish refugee community, his life in the United States - and his visit to his old "home." Schaechter is distinguished professor emeritus in microbiology at Tufts University and an adjunct professor in microbiology at SDSU and UCSD.
Digital Library Development Program, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/digital-library)
Type
moving image
Form/Genre
Personal narratives--Jewish
Language
English
Subject
World War (1939-1945)
Refugee children
Jewish refugees
Personal narratives--Jewish
Italy
Ecuador
1933-1945
Place
Italy
Ecuador

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