Political refugees

Interviewed by: 
Steven J. Heims
Interview dates: 
March 21 and 26, 1988

Emigrates from Austria to England in 1938, and then to the United States in 1939; parents unhappy in America in the 1940s; father's socialism in Au

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Tuesday, 28 May 1974
Location: 
Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

Gottingen community in 1930’s; relations with Max Born, Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Stein’s career in pediatrics and as refugee from Germany (left 1939 f

Interviewed by: 
John Bennett and Anna Shepherd
Interview date: 
Monday, 9 July 1984

Departure from Hitler's Germany in 1933; German political situation and antisemitism.

Interviewed by: 
Paul Henriksen
Interview date: 
Monday, 13 July 1981
Location: 
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Born in Oregon 1912, entered Purdue University, 1932, studying solid state physics, teaching assistant work with Lothar Nordheim on crystal structu

Interviewed by: 
Bruce Wheaton
Interview date: 
Thursday, 11 May 1978
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

Education at the Universities of Vienna, Zurich and Gottingen; taught at University of Munich 1926.

Interviewed by: 
Charles Weiner
Interview date: 
Thursday, 15 August 1968
Location: 
Varian Physics Building, Stanford University, California

Recollections of physics community in 1920s and early 1930s; opportunities for physics work in Europe; awareness of political climate in Germany (1

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