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Margot S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-800) interviewed by Gitta Fajerstein and Elaine Shepp

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-800

Videotape testimony of Margot S., who was born in Berlin, Germany to Polish parents. She recounts attending a Jewish school; losing her job in 1934 due to anti-Jewish measures and in 1938 after Kristallnacht; her parents' return to Poland (her five siblings all emigrated); joining them in Tarnów in 1939; ghettoization; forced factory labor; hiding with her future husband during round-ups; seeing her sister and niece for the last time; incarceration in Płaszów; selection for Schindler's factory; transfer to Auschwitz, then Brněnec; reunion with her future husband; liberation by Soviet troops; returning to Poland; and learning no family members had survived. She tells of her emigration to France; her child's birth; and emigration to the United States.

S., Margot.
Wilmette, Ill. : Holocaust Education Foundation, 1986
Interview Date
November 11, 1986.
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Margot S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-800). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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