Helga Schlothauer was born in 1937 and was only 7 years old when she and her mother and younger brother escaped from their home town of Neu Schowe, now called Ravno Selo in what is now modern day Serbia. Helga Schlothauer tells of her childhood travels across war torn Europe, to Austria, and finally, in 1956, to America. Helga describes her life here in the US as a native German speaker.
Schlothauer, Helga (interviewee)
Welker, Michael Fritz (interviewer)
Cleveland German-American Oral History Project
"Helga Schlothauer interview, 24 June 2019" (2019). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 195004.
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