Edith Z. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1245) interviewed by Jodie Frank and Bernard Weinstein
- Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1987
- Interview Date
- November 24, 1987.
- 4 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Edith Z. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1245). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Edith Z., who was born in Olkusz, Poland in 1921, one of four children. She recounts attending public and Hebrew schools; German invasion; fleeing briefly; ghettoization; transfer with a brother and sister to the Będzin ghetto; forced labor as a seamstress; a round-up (her brother was shot, her sister disappeared); deportation to Auschwitz/Birkenau in 1943; meeting her future husband; a death march to Ravensbrück; transfer to Neustadt/Glewe; liberation by United States troops; traveling to Terezín; returning home; learning no one in her immediate family had survived; marriage; moving to Föhrenwald displaced persons camp; her daughter's birth; and emigration to the United States with assistance from HIAS.