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

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1391

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.

Author/Creator
A., Lillian, 1925-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1990
Interview Date
September 27, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lillian A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1391). 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/1093075
Record last modified: 2015-03-27 10:12:00
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