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Lola J. Holocaust testimony (HVT-766) interviewed by Geri Joskowitz and Faye Rozmaryn,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-766

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    Videotape testimony of Lola J., who was born in Częstochowa, Poland in 1926. She recalls her father's death in 1935; German invasion; ghettoization; one brother's escape to the Soviet zone; forced labor in a HASAG factory; mass deportations which included her sisters and mother; conversion of the ghetto to a camp; receiving extra food from one German; encouraging each other by singing; sharing extra food with her remaining sister; liberation by Soviet troops in January 1945; reunion with another sister in Feldafing displaced persons camp, then with her brother; marriage; and emigration to the United States. Mrs. J. discusses her frailty due to her experiences; pervasive nightmares; and being overwhelmed when she tried to write about her experiences.
    J., Lola, 1926-
    San Antonio, Tex. : Children of the Holocaust-Second Generation of San Antonio, 1986
    Interview Date
    March 2, 1986.
    Częstochowa (Poland)
    Cite As
    Lola J. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-766). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Joskowitz, Geri, interviewer.
    Rozmaryn, Faye, interviewer.
    Associated material: Sam Z. Holocaust testimony [brother] (HVT-768), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 39 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Mutual aid.
    Postwar experiences.
    Postwar effects.

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