Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of interviews conducted by Dr. Morris Cynkin with Gerhard Schmidt in the early 1970s. The original interviews are on audiocassettes. The collection also includes transcriptions of some of the tapes and mp3 files of the interviews. The interviews concern Schmidt’s early interest in medicine, his experience of antisemitism during the rise of National Socialism, his career after fleeing Germany in 1933, and his subsequent fellowships in Italy, Sweden, Canada, and the...
bulk 1971 -- 1973, 1971 -- 2009