Luba S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1937) interviewed by Jaschael Pery
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1991
- Interview Date
- November 26,1991.
- 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.
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.