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Libby F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1445) interviewed by Bernard Weinstein and Jeannie Miller

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1445

Videotape testimony of Libby F., who was born in Berlin, Germany in 1934 to Polish parents. She recounts being born a triplet (the other two did not return from the hospital with her and their fates are unknown); her family's orthodoxy and poverty; attending a Jewish school; anti-Jewish restrictions; obtaining papers for emigration from an uncle in the United States; Kristallnacht; her father's deportation to Dachau; her mother forging papers to secure his release; her father's emigration; moving into an uncle's house with her mother and brother; and their emigration to the United States. Ms. F. notes her parents devastation upon hearing about the Warsaw ghetto uprising (their parents were there); very few relatives who survived from her large extended family; and sharing her experiences with her children.

Author/Creator
F., Libby, 1934-
Published
Union, N.J. : Kean College Oral Testimonies Project, 1990
Interview Date
March 21, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Libby F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1445). 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/4295301
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:40:00
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