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Nadia P. Holocaust testimony (HVT-534) interviewed by Dana L. Kline and Lucille B. Ritvo

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-534

Videotape testimony of Nadia P., who was born in Vilna in 1902. She describes her childhood and family life before World War I; moving to New York City, where she lived from 1927 until 1937; life in Vilna upon her return; the outbreak of war in 1939; and life in the ghetto after 1941 and her work cleaning the houses of the SS. Mrs. P. tells of sending her children to the country to hide; her husband's work in the ghetto; aid from non-Jews; and liberation by the Russians. She recalls her feelings of displacement immediately after the war; her emigration to Israel; the death of her husband, and her hopes for the future.

Author/Creator
P., Nadia, 1902-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1985
Interview Date
February 28, 1985.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Nadia P. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-534). 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/617032
Record last modified: 2011-05-05 16:31:00
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