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Ellen H. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3023) interviewed by Rosie Frydman and George Strick

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3023

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.

Author/Creator
H., Ellen, 1915-
Published
Milwaukee, Wis. : Generation After of Milwaukee, 1993
Interview Date
December 22, 1993.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4290092
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:38:00
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