Everly (Helene) Collection

Portrait of Helene Everly
Portrait of Helene Brell, undated, Helene Everly Collection, MS 148, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

Helene Everly (b. 1928), Afro-German émigré who grew up in Nazi Germany, was born Helene Brell in Munich, Germany on March 18, 1928. The Helene Everly Collection consists of four audiocassettes containing oral history interviews with Helene Everly conducted by Robert L. Haynes, seven photographs depicting WWII scenes and portraits of Helene Everly and her cousin Max Brell, and copies of the article "A Black Woman's Experience in Hitler's Germany" by Nicole Atkinson.

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Dates: 1995-1996
Collection number: MS 148
Creator: Everly, Helene. African American Museum & Library at Oakland.
Collection Size: .25 linear foot (1 box)

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