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Dorothy L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1494) interviewed by Ada Bloom and Norman Demick

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1494

Videotape testimony of Dorothy L., who was born in Bremen, Germany in 1923. Mrs. L. recalls her close family; moving to Budapest; their happy life in a milieu of high culture; returning to Bremen in 1933; the forced sale of the family home; a German friend who helped them a great deal; her emigration to the United States on a children's transport in September 1938; and emotional difficulties living with families who seemed cold to her. She notes her brother and sister emigrated to England and learning from them about the trauma of Kristallnacht and her parents' and older sister's deportation and deaths. Mrs. L. shows family photographs, documents, and the prayer book her father had given her.

Author/Creator
L., Dorothy, 1923-
Published
Baltimore, Md. : Baltimore Jewish Council, 1990
Interview Date
March 11, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Dorothy L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1494). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/1089242
Record last modified: 2015-06-16 13:55:00
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