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Lewis S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1572) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1572

Videotape testimony of Lewis S., who was born in London, England in 1911 and emigrated to New York with his family in 1917. He recalls becoming a dental technician; serving in the military during the war in that capacity; obtaining a job in 1945 working in ORT schools in displaced persons camps in Europe to train dental technicians; working through UNRRA; living in Pasing, Germany; establishing many schools including in Feldafing, Landsberg, and Heidelberg; improving diet and conditions in DP camps whenever he could; meeting Germans who claimed they knew nothing of concentration camps in spite of living in close proximity to them (he did not believe them); and visiting several concentration camps. Mr. S. shows documents, photographs, and memorabilia.

Author/Creator
S., Lewis, 1911-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
Interview Date
September 17, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Lewis S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1572). 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/4295673
Record last modified: 2013-11-11 14:13:00
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