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Lea W. and Ruth S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1799) interviewed by Dvorah Mann

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1799

Videotape testimony of Ruth S., who was born in Sinsheim, Germany in 1933 and her sister Lea W., who was born in Mannheim in 1932. Most of the information is included in previous testimonies. Ruth S. discusses recent trips to Germany and France during which she reconnected with her own past; the importance of learning while in Israel in 1981 that her parents had been deported to Auschwitz and gassed; active participation in a survivors' group; and sharing her experience with her children after 1981. Lea W. discusses her sense of responsibility for Ruth, as the older sister, and both sisters discuss the importance of being together to their survival and adjusting to life in the United States.

Author/Creator
W., Lea, 1932-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
Interview Date
May 28, 1991.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lea W. and Ruth S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1799). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4284138
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:36:00
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