Lucy F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2555) interviewed by Dana L. Kline
- New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1994
- Interview Date
- July 18, 1994.
- 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.
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.