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Gusta K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-1608) interviewed by Ann Gadol and Kay Cawthorn

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-1608

Videotape testimony of Gusta K., who was born in Rădăuții, Romania in 1932, one of two sisters. Ms. K. recounts deportation with her family by Romanians to Podilʹsʹkyĭ when she was eight; confiscation of all their valuables, including clothing; transfer to the Bershad ghetto; selling candy to support her family; liberation by Soviet troops; returning home; traveling to Bulgaria; boarding a ship for Palestine with her sister; interdiction by the British; incarceration on Cyprus for three months; arrival in Palestine; marriage in 1950; her son's birth in 1953; emigration to the United States in 1957; her daughter's birth; visiting her mother; her daughter's illness; and her death at age twenty. Ms. K. notes the birth of her third sister after the war, and sharing her experiences with her son and grandchildren.

K., Gusta, 1932-
Dallas, Tex. : Memorial Center for Holocaust Studies, 1991
Interview Date
March 10, 1991.
4 copies: 3/4 in. submaster; Betacam SP restoration master; Betacam SP restoration submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Gusta K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-1608). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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