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Lisa B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2894) interviewed by Pam Goodman and Gabriele Schiff

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2894

Videotape testimony of Lisa B., who was born in Striegau, Germany (presently Strzegom, Poland) in 1936. She recounts her parents were very assimilated; her father hiding after Kristallnacht to avoid arrest; obtaining papers for their emigration to Shanghai; their departure on January 1, 1939; attending an English school; her grandmother's and uncle's arrival; Japanese occupation after Pearl Harbor; ghettoization in 1943; various Jewish communities in Shanghai; food shortages and overcrowding; emigrating to the United States after the war; and learning of the genocide in Europe. Mrs. B. shows photographs.

B., Lisa, 1936-
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1993
Interview Date
November 9, 1993.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lisa B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2894). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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