Doris K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1557) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin and Rayzl Kalifowicz-Waletsky
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
- Interview Date
- August 8, 1990.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Doris K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1557). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Doris K., who was born in Łódź, Poland in 1919. She recalls two brothers emigrating to Palestine in 1937 and 1938; active participation in Noʻar ha-Tsiyoni; ghettoization with her parents and brother in 1940; cultural activities; severe hunger; her father encouraging them; deportation to Auschwitz in August 1944; separation from her family (she never saw her parents again); transfer six weeks later to Glogau; slave labor digging anti-tank ditches; a death march; escaping in Resko with a friend who encouraged her to go on; assistance from a local woman; liberation by Soviet troops in Resko; hospitalization in Sulechów; returning to Łódź; marriage; reunion with her brother; emigration to the United States; and health problems related to her experiences. Ms. K. reads poetry she wrote about her experiences and shows photographs.