Margot S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-800) interviewed by Gitta Fajerstein and Elaine Shepp
- 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.
- Cite As
- Margot S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-800). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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.