Alice S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3974) interviewed by Raymond Kaplan and Evelyn Lowy
- Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1998 .
- Interview Date
- September 25, 1998.
- 2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Alice S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-3974). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Alice S., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1913, the youngest of three children. She recalls many injured veterans from World War I; active participation in a Zionist youth group, despite her parents' disapproval; completing studies at a private gymnasium, then medical school; her older brother and sister emigrating to join relatives in the United States; pervasive antisemitism; the Anschluss; the transformation of most Austrians into Nazis; the non-Jewish superintendent of their building protecting them during a round-up; emigration to the United States; training as a psychiatrist; her parents' emigration a year later; marriage to a Jewish Viennese refugee; the births of her children; her husband's death in 1975; and centering her life on her grandchildren.