Jennie A. Holocaust testimony (HVT-498) interviewed by Judy Levendula
- Cleveland, Ohio : National Council of Jewish Women, Holocaust Archive Project, 1984
- Interview Date
- August 21, 1984.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. master; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Jennie A. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-498). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Jennie A., who was born in Czechoslovakia in approximately 1915. She recounts her mother's death when she was three; living with an aunt; working for a dressmaker; Hungarian occupation; forced agricultural labor; deportation with her aunt to the Uz︠h︡horod ghetto in 1944; their deportation to Auschwitz; sharing extra food with her aunt and a child from her town; separation from her aunt; transfer to Żmigród; slave labor digging trenches; receiving extra food from a German solider; a death march to Gross-Rosen; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; taking bread from a dying prisoner; liberation; hospitalization; Red Cross transfer to Sigtuna, Sweden, then Göteborg; convalescing; hearing from her brother and sister; and emigrating to the United States. Ms. A. discusses health problems and nightmares resulting from her experiences.