Edith Simon

Gender: Female Camps: -
Date of Birth: - Collection ID: v2005.001.151
Location(s): Frankfurt am Mein, Germany

Edith Simon was born in Frankfurt am Mein, Germany and raised with one brother in a reform Jewish home.  Her father owned a wine sales company.

On November 9, 1938, she witnessed Kristallnacht.  She emigrated with mother and brother to United States on November 25, 1939 via Italy with help from Swiss family members and a cousin in the United States.  Her father arrived two years later.

Edith Simon remembers her family being fearful.

Edith Simon discusses witnessing Kristallnacht.