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Jacob F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1639) interviewed by Abraham Huberman,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1639

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Jacob F., who was born in Łódź , Poland in 1924. He describes family Shabbat observance; his father's shoemaking shop; attending public and Hebrew schools; active participation in the Bund; learning the weaving trade; German-Jewish refugees asking for charity; German invasion; ghettoization; participating in the clandestine distribution of news by the Bund; pervasive hunger; poor sanitary conditions; frequent round-ups and deportations; deportation to Auschwitz in August 1944; separation from his family upon arrival; transfer to Dachau in September; forced labor; frequent selections; evacuation by train; liberation by United States troops; a year's hospitalization; living at Feldafing displaced persons camp; emigration to the United States; marriage during a visit to Argentina; and remaining there.
    Author/Creator
    F., Jacob, 1924-
    Published
    Buenos Aires, Argentina : Fundacion "Memoria del Holocausto", 1990
    Interview Date
    November 22, 1990.
    Locale
    Poland
    Łódź
    Łódź (Poland)
    Cite As
    Jacob F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1639). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Huberman, Abraham, interviewer.
    Notes
    This testimony is in Spanish.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Spanish
    Copies
    2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 54 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4283981
    Record last modified:
    2018-05-30 11:44:00
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