Lewis S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1572) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin
- New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
- Interview Date
- September 17, 1990.
- 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.
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.