Max Kade Institute

for German-American Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
TitleFrom Austria to Austin: A Jewish Refugee's Story
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsQuay, R
JournalThe Journal (German-Texan Heritage Society)
Pagination99-103, ill.
Date Published2010
ISBN Number0730-3106
Call NumberMKI Periodicals
Keywords20th century| German Americans -- Texas| History| Jews German

Relates the story of Gertrude (Gertie) Schmidt, who fled Vienna with her family at the age of 14. In 1950, Gertie and her husband moved to Texas. Describes some of Gertie's experiences in Nazi-annexed Austria, and compares life for Jews in New York and in Texas.


Notes: Essay written by a high school student on a German-Texan theme.;