Hilda T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1202) interviewed by Pam Goodman and Linda Pasternak
- New York, N.Y. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, May 7, 1989
- Interview Date
- 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.
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.