Edith T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2067) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
- Interview Date
- May 5, 1992.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Edith T. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2067). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Edith T., who was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1928. She recalls the death of her sister during an epidemic; German invasion; escaping to France; moving many places including Béziers, Montpellier, and Puisserguier; her father's brief stay in a labor camp; going into hiding with help from OSE; staying with other Jewish children at a convent in Villefranche-de-Rouergue; observing Jewish holidays; singing in the convent choir; liberation; reunion with her parents who had also been in hiding; returning to Antwerp; and emigrating to the United States in 1948. Mrs. T. discusses her parents' difficulties adjusting to life in the United States; marriage to a survivor; the pleasure her children and grandchildren brought to her parents; and her continuing gratitude to the nuns who saved her. She shows photographs.