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Frieda J. Holocaust testimony (HVT-191) interviewed by Laurel Vlock

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-191

Videotape testimony of Frieda J., who was born in Piotrków Trybunalski, Poland, in 1937. She relates her early childhood memories of the Nazi entry into her town; hiding in a closet with a false back; and an assembly of people who were about to be deported. She recalls the public hanging of her father in the small town of Lututov; the deportation of her mother and brother to Treblinka; her own return to Pietrokow; and her frequent relocations under the care of several different extended family members. She recounts her experiences in Ravensbrück; her transport to Bergen-Belsen with other children; life in the camp; her chance postwar reunion with her aunt and uncle; and life with them in Brussels.

Author/Creator
J., Frieda, 1937-
Published
Palm Beach, Fla. : Holocaust Survivors Film Project, 1980
Interview Date
March 5, 1980.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Frieda J. Holocaust Testimony. Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, Yale University Library.
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View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/752874
Record last modified: 2015-03-19 10:30:00
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