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Lillian A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1391) interviewed by Lucille B. Ritvo and Helen Katz,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1391

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    Videotape testimony of Lillian A., who was born in Berlin, Germany, in 1925. Mrs. A. discusses her family history; prewar Berlin life; experiences of antisemitism during the rise of Nazism; relations with her parents and their attitudes towards Judaism; attending Jewish school; Kristallnacht; the impact of the Nuremberg laws; and departure for Cuba in 1940 with her parents, from where they later emigrated to the United States. Mrs. A. tells of her life in New York and assistance received from HIAS.
    A., Lillian, 1925-
    New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1990
    Interview Date
    September 27, 1990.
    Berlin (Germany)
    Cite As
    Lillian A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1391). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Ritvo, Lucille B.,
    Katz, Helen, interviewer.
    Related publication: Outcast : a Jewish girl in wartime Berlin / Inge Deutschkron ; translated by Jean Steinberg. -- New York : Fromm International Pub. Corp., c1989.

    Physical Details

    3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (4 hr., 6 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Nuremberg laws.
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Crystal Night, 1938.
    Aid by non-Jews.

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