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Edith K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1574) interviewed by Toby Blum-Dobkin and Linda Pasternak

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1574

Videotape testimony of Edith K., who was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1924, an only child. She recalls their assimilated home; essentially being raised by her grandmother; German invasion in 1944; her parents' round-up in November 1944 (she never saw them again); escaping with two friends from a round-up; returning to Budapest; hiding with her future husband's family; obtaining false papers through non-Jewish friends; living as a non-Jew in several places; liberation in January 1945; reunion with her grandmother; learning no other relatives had survived; marriage in 1948; escaping with her family in 1968 through Yugoslavia to Italy; and emigration to the United States. She shows many photographs.

Author/Creator
K., Edith, 1924-
Published
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1990
Interview Date
May 20, 1990.
Language
English
Copies
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Edith K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1574). 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/4295676
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