Ellen H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3023) interviewed by Rosie Frydman and George Strick
- Milwaukee, Wis. : Generation After of Milwaukee, 1993
- Interview Date
- December 22, 1993.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Ellen H. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3023). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Ellen H., who was born in Tyszowce, Poland in 1915. She recalls moving with her parents to Zamość; engagement to her future husband; living with her older brother in Łódź; returning home; German invasion; going to her fiancé's small village for two weeks; returning home; brief Soviet occupation; receiving a letter from her fiancé asking her to join him in Soviet territory; her parents encouraging her to go; meeting her fiancé in Lut︠s︡ʹk; marriage; being sent to Kazanʹ, then to Siberia; living in Asino; volunteering for transfer after German invasion of the Soviet Union; traveling to Uzbekistan; her daughter's birth; harsh living conditions; returning home after the war; learning all their family had perished; traveling to Germany; living in a displaced persons' camp; her son's birth in 1947; her daughter's birth in 1950; and their emigration to the United States in 1951. She shows photographs.