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Alice S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-3974) interviewed by Raymond Kaplan and Evelyn Lowy

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-3974

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.

Author/Creator
S., Alice, 1913-
Published
Mahwah, N.J. : Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 1998 .
Interview Date
September 25, 1998.
Language
English
Copies
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.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/4564318
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 11:44:00
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