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Štefan B. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4209) interviewed by Ingrid Antalová and René Lužica,

Oral History | Digitized | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4209

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    Videotape testimony of Stefan B., a Catholic Romani, who was born in Žlkovce, Slovakia in 1939, one of twelve children. He recounts living in Hrkovce; witnessing a plane being shot down at the beginning of the war; his father, a musician, playing at weddings; his father's exemption from deportation due to his profession; having to leave the village due to discriminatory laws against Romanies; cruelty by the Hlinka guard; food shortages; his father bringing home food from weddings when he played; his family being forced to make bricks; liberation by Soviet troops; kind treatment of the Romanies by the Soviets; and continuing discrimination against Romanies after the war. He notes members of his family were deported as well as Jews.
    B., Štefan, 1939-
    Bratislava, Slovakia : Milan Šimečka Foundation, 1998
    Interview Date
    September 20, 1998.
    Hrkovce (Slovakia)
    Žlkovce (Slovakia)
    Cite As
    Štefan B. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4209). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Antalová, Ingrid, interviewer.
    Lužica, René, interviewer.
    This testimony is in Slovak.
    Related material: Peter B. Holocaust testimony [brother](HVT-4210), Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.

    Physical Details

    3 copies: 1/2 in. VHS master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
    Physical Description
    1 videorecording (34 min.) : col

    Keywords & Subjects

    Subjects (Local Yale)
    Child survivors.
    Postwar experiences.

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