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Golda S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-924) interviewed by Paul Mohl and Tina Rauch

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-924

Videotape testimony of Golda S., who was born in Sokalʹ, Poland (presently Ukraine) in 1922, one of eight children. She recounts a weaving apprenticeship in Lʹviv; increased antisemitism in the mid 1930s; Soviet occupation of Sokalʹ in 1939; German invasion in 1941; anti-Jewish violence and restrictions; ghettoization; escaping from a deportation train; returning home; being hidden in a monastery; leaving when her life was in danger; encountering a woman on a train who offered her a job in Kraków; discovery and incarceration in Płaszów; escaping four weeks later; obtaining false papers; working in Braunau; and saving orphaned children as the war ended. Mrs. S. notes she never lost faith in God and survived due to her faith and sense of purpose.

S., Golda, 1922-
San Antonio, Tex. : Children of the Holocaust-Second Generation of San Antonio, 1987
Interview Date
February 2 and October 25, 1987.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Golda S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-924). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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