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Edith T. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2067) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2067

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.

Author/Creator
T., Edith, 1928-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1992
Interview Date
May 5, 1992.
Language
English
Copies
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.