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Anita Schuster

Henry and Anita Schuster, circa 2000
Henry and Anita Schuster, circa 2000
Henry and Anita Schuster at unidentified event, circa 2000

Anita Schuster (née Kleiman; 1930- ) co-founded the Holocaust Survivors Group of Southern Nevada in 1995 with her late husband Henry, and has served on the board of directors for the Jewish Community Center of Las Vegas and as a member of the Jewish Federation Women’s Division. Anita Kleiman was born in New York City on August 31, 1930. She married Henry Schuster in 1948 and the couple had four children. The family lived in Peoria, Illinois for twenty years, where Henry and Anita were active in the Jewish community as adult advisors for the Synagogue Youth Group. After relocating to Los Angeles in 1969, Anita worked as an office manager for a construction company, and was later promoted to controller. In 1993 Anita and Henry retired to Las Vegas. Anita served as co-president of the Holocaust Survivors Group, and also edited and published its Survivors Chronicle.


Schuster, Anita and Henry. Interview, 2011. OH-01647. Transcript. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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