Doris U. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2590) interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
- Interview Date
- June 17, 1993.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Doris U. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2590). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Doris U., who was born in Tomaszów Lubelski, Poland in 1920. She recalls the warmth of family observances of Sabbath and holidays; her mother's death in 1933; her father's remarriage; cordial relations with non-Jews; German invasion; her father's humiliation when forced to cut his beard; hiding; discovery; the Germans fleeing; Soviet occupation; fleeing to Rava-Ruʹska; deportation to a forced labor camp in Siberia; her grandfather's death due to hunger; attempts at maintaining religious observance; moving to Biĭsk; marriage; her son's birth; assistance from Russian neighbors; experiencing some resentment by locals; returning to Łódź, Poland after the war; antisemitic incidents; traveling to Germany with help from Beriḥah; living at the Funk Kaserne displaced persons camp; emigrating to the United States in 1950; her daughter's birth; and her husband's murder. Mrs. U. discusses sharing her experiences with her children and shows photographs and documents.