Sylvia L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-348) interviewed by Judie Wayman
- Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
- Interview Date
- August 7, 1984.
- 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.
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.