Edith K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2488) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Sara Moss Herz
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
- Interview Date
- June 21, 1994.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Edith K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2488). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Edith K., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1919. She recalls her sheltered childhood in a religious family; the Anschluss; anti-Jewish restrictions and violence; Kristallnacht; marriage in 1938; joining her husband in Cyprus; evacuation by the British government from Cyprus to Palestine, then Cairo; traveling by ship to Dar es Salaam in November 1941; transfer with her husband to Shinyanga, then Tabora; their emigration to the United States (with assistance from her twin sisters who had emigrated earlier); and her subsequent life. Mrs. K. discusses recently learning her parents had been deported to Poland and a trip to visit an aunt in Vienna. She shows family photographs.