Dora E. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2352) interviewed by Lori S. Klarfeld and Harold Blackburn
- Kansas City, Mo. : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, Inc., 1994
- Interview Date
- February 8, 1994.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Dora E. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2352). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies,Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Dora E., who was born in Pabianice, Poland in 1927 to a family of five children. She relates her prewar family life and happy childhood; German occupation; her family's deportation to the Łódź ghetto; remaining alone at Pabianice; her own transfer to the Łódź ghetto; conditions of starvation and isolation; hiding in a cellar; her father's death in 1942; separation from her family and deportation to Auschwitz; sorting clothing for a few weeks in Auschwitz; transfer to Frankfurt am Main; slave labor carrying sand and gravel; and liberation from Bergen-Belsen by British troops. Mrs. E. discusses a year spent in the Zeilsheim refugee camp; marriage and emigration to the United States; and her belief in the importance of mutual respect.