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Lucy F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2555) interviewed by Dana L. Kline

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2555

Videotape testimony of Lucy F., who was born in Odesa, Russia (presently Ukraine) in 1916. She recounts her mother's death during her birth; moving to Estonia with her father; his remarriage; living in Berlin; attending school in Switzerland; her father's death; living in France with her stepmother who had remarried; her conversion to Catholicism; the outbreak of war; visiting relatives in Estonia; attending university in London; traveling to France; expulsion for sheltering German Jewish refugees; moving to Portugal where her step-parents lived; working for a Portuguese Jewish organization which helped refugees; obtaining documents to emigrate to the United States; emigrating in 1941; living in Jackonsville and New York; her postwar marriage; living in several countries; and working in the film industry. Mrs. F. shows photographs and discusses Lisbon's vibrant wartime artistic life.

Author/Creator
F., Lucy, 1916-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
Interview Date
July 18, 1994.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lucy F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2555). 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/4288043
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:37:00
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