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Rita M. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1215) interviewed by Samuel Kenner and Louise Goodman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1215

Videotape testimony of Rita M., who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1920. She recalls her prosperous family's strong German identity; refusing to accept a sports award with a swastika; leaving school in 1937 when she was no longer allowed to sit with "Aryan" children; attending a Jewish school for one year; receiving affidavits from relatives in the United States; staying with friends for two weeks in Amsterdam; and leaving from Rotterdam for the United States in June 1938. Mrs. M. notes all her relatives who remained in Europe were killed.

M., Rita, 1920-
Peabody, Mass. : Holocaust Center of the Jewish Federation of the North Shore, 1988
Interview Date
May 5, 1988.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Rita M. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1215). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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