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Hilda T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1202) interviewed by Pam Goodman and Linda Pasternak

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1202

Videotape testimony of Hilda T. who was born in Igló, Czechoslovakia (presently Spišska Nová Ves, Slovakia) in 1904. She recalls her mother's death when she was five; studying in Brno; her family's move to Vienna; good relations with non-Jews prior to 1934; participating in Sportklub Hakoah; meeting her husband there; hiding a union leader after the Nazis came to power; her husband's arrest on Kristallnacht; his release providing he left Austria within two weeks; the union leader obtaining Swedish visas for them; and emigration to Sweden, then the United States via Norway. Mrs T. describes establishing themselves; her daughter's and grandson's participation in sports; and a reunion of former Hakoah members in Israel.

Author/Creator
T., Hilda, 1904-
Published
New York, N.Y. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, May 7, 1989
Interview Date
1989.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Hilda T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1202). 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/1100289
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:12:00
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