Rose K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-912) interviewed by Kay Hale and Debbie McFadden
- Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1987
- Interview Date
- February 22, 1987.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam restoration master; Betacam restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Rose K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-912). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Rose K., who lived in Bełchatów, Poland, one of three sisters. She recounts her father's death when she was very young; working for her sister as a dressmaker; German invasion; fleeing to Łódź; returning to find their home had been robbed; her non-Jewish landlord assisting her after a severe beating by a German soldier; forced labor; a public hanging; transfer to Łódź ghetto with her mother, sisters, and her sister's children; slave labor in a textile factory; assistance from cousins with whom she is still close; after two years, deportation to Auschwitz with a sister and nieces, then to Sasel a week later; slave labor clearing bombing rubble in Hamburg; one niece's death; transfer to Bergen-Belsen; liberation by British troops; three months hospitalization in Bergen; transfer to Sweden; emigration to the United States; and marriage in 1953. Ms. K. discusses her close relationship with her surviving niece and her husband.