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Sylvia J. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1930) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1930

Videotape testimony of Sylvia J., who was born Brooklyn, New York. She recalls joining the United States Army in March 1943; being set to Europe after the war; stationing at Frankfurt in August 1945; obtaining a job with UNRRA; working at Landsberg displaced persons camp orgainizing food distribution; trying to understand the survivors' struggles to restore their lives; a Purim and Passover celebration; minimal interaction with Germans; resigning from UNRRA in November 1946; and returning to the United States.

Author/Creator
J., Sylvia.
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
January 23, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Sylvia J. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1930). 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/4285197
Record last modified: 2013-11-11 15:03:00
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