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Isabelle H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1852) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1852

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    Summary
    Videotape testimony of Isabelle H., who was born in Czortków, Poland (presently Chortkiv, Ukraine) in 1939. She recounts her first memory of her mother bringing her to a Catholic family (her mother survived on false papers); spending most of her time in the attic; forming close bonds with the family; a few occasions when she was almost discovered; liberation by Soviet troops; reunion with her mother a year later; living with her in Katowice, then Kraków; hitchhiking to Austria; living at displaced persons camps; visiting her father in Vienna; being rejected since he had a mistress; being smuggled to Milan; living in a displaced persons camp; their emigration to the United States; her mother's remarriage; household responsibilities precluding her attending a performing arts school; briefly attending college; marriage, divorce, and remarriage; and continuing contacts with her rescuers (her mother had them recognized by Yad Vashem). She shows photographs and a shawl her rescuers sent to her beneath which she was often hidden.
    Author/Creator
    H., Isabelle, 1939-
    Published
    New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
    Interview Date
    May 30, 1991.
    Locale
    Poland
    Chortkiv (Ukraine)
    Katowice (Poland)
    Kraków (Poland)
    Vienna (Austria)
    Milan (Italy)
    Cite As
    Isabelle H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1852). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Blum-Dobkin, Toby, interviewer.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Copies
    2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 7 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Hiding.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Postwar experiences.

    Administrative Notes

    Link to Yale University Library Catalog:
    http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4284623
    Record last modified:
    2018-05-29 11:58:00
    This page:
    https:​/​/collections.ushmm.org​/search​/catalog​/hvt4284623

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