- Born in Vienna, Austria on June 22, 1910 (maiden name Diamant).
- Only child.
- Father was a wholesale dealer in textiles, owned a store but also traveled in the Balkans for business purposes.
- Alice was studying to be a French teacher before the war broke out.
- In 1936, she married Harold Price, a business-owner
- Gave birth to a son (Monroe Price) in 1939
- After Nazi Germany annexed Austria in 1938 ("Anschluss"), Alice's family faced increasing restrictions on their business. Ultimately their business was confiscated by the Nazis and given to non-Jews to run
- Husband arrested during Kristallnacht.
- Alice and her family wanted to leave Austria but had their passports confiscated. The non-Jew who was running their business bribed Nazi officials to return their passports.
- Were able to leave Austria in 1939, with some difficulty.
- Came to America in 1939 (went through Paris), with her husband and seven-month old son.
- Settled in New York.
Pre-WWII Jewish Vienna, Austria
Jewish Vienna, WW II
The Jewish Community of Vienna