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Luba S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1937) interviewed by Jaschael Pery

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1937

Videotape testimony of Luba S., who was born in Pruz︠h︡any, Poland (presently Belarus) in 1921, one of three children. She recounts her father's death when she was a young child, their poverty; attending a Jewish school until grade seven; participating in Hashomer Hatzair; antisemitic violence; her brother serving in the Polish military when war began in 1939; Soviet occupation; German invasion in 1941; ghettoziation; assistance from a non-Jewish neighbor; deportation with her mother and sister to Auschwitz/Birkenau; remaining with her sister; slave labor; a former teacher sharing extra food with them; encountering her brother; transfer to Bergen-Belsen in 1945; assistance from the Joint after liberation; emigration to the United States in 1949; marriage; and the births of three children. She shows a photograph of her school.

Author/Creator
S., Luba, 1921-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
Interview Date
November 26,1991.
Language
Yiddish
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Luba S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1937). 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/4285225
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:37:00
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