Ruth K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2406) interviewed by Josie Riger and Alys Kremer Grossman,
Videotape testimony of Ruth K., who was born in Niedermendig, Germany in 1935. She recalls hearing of her father's arrest on Kristallnacht; his internment in Dachau where he suffered a heart attack; his release; her mother selling the family jewelry to finance their departure from Germany in 1939; traveling through Portugal to Brazil; and their emigration to the United States two years later. Mrs. K. discusses what happened to members of her extended family; a memorial in Niedermending dedicated to her family; and her father never talking about Dachau.
- Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1992
- Interview Date
- March 12, 1992.
- Nierdermendig (Germany)
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Ruth K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2406). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.