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Ann F. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2612) interviewed by Milton Katz and S. Campbell,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-2612

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    Videotape testimony of Ann F., who was born in Będzin, Poland in 1925, one of nine children. She recalls a large, extended family; uncles emigrating to North and South America in the 1930s; antisemitic harassment; Catholic instruction in school; her mother's death; older siblings caring for her and younger ones; German invasion; burning of the synagogue and surrounding neighborhood; her father's death; ghettoization; deportation with one sister to Parschnitz; forced labor in the Hase textile factory; Czech civilians bringing them food; long roll calls in freezing weather; her younger sister's arrival; sharing "stolen" food; her younger sister's transfer when she was ill (they never saw her again); liberation after three years by Soviet troops; assistance from United States troops and the Joint; reunion with two brothers in Germany; living in Bergen-Belsen and Bad Nauheim displaced persons camps; meeting her future husband; and emigration to the United States. Ms. F. discusses returning to Poland with her children a few years ago at their request.
    F., Ann, 1925-
    Kansas City, Kansas : Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, 1994
    Interview Date
    July 5, 1994.
    Będzin (Poland)
    Cite As
    Ann F. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2612). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Katz, Milton, interviewer.
    Campbell, S., interviewer.
    Associated material: Isak and Ann F. Holocaust testimony [with husband] (HVT-2611), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    2 copies:b3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (1 hr., 19 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Postwar experiences.
    Survivor-child relations.
    Antisemitism Prewar.
    Aid by non-Jews.
    Child survivors.

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