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Sylvia L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-348) interviewed by Judie Wayman

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-348

Videotape testimony of Sylvia L., who was born in 1933, an only child in an orthodox family. She recounts living in Czernowitz, Romania; attending kindergarten; one year of Soviet occupation; German invasion; ghettoization; forced transfer to Murafa; her father hiding during a round-up of men for forced labor; Soviet liberation; returning home; finding their house had been ransacked; her father's draft into the Soviet military; attending school; emigration with her parents to Israel in 1950; marriage in 1952; and emigration to the United States in 1956. Ms. L. discusses hardships and suffering during the war and sharing her experiences with her children.

Author/Creator
L., Sylvia, 1933-
Published
Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
Interview Date
August 7, 1984.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Sylvia L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-348). 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/4293602
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:39:00
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