Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Shulamit L. Holocaust testimony (HVT-4411) interviewed by Susan Millen and Barbara Hadley Katz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-4411

Videotape testimony of Shulamit L., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1927. She recounts her family's poverty; attending public school; her parents' divorce; living with her mother; the Anschluss; anti-Jewish restrictions resulting in expulsion from school; participating in a Zionist youth group; her father's remarriage; Kristallnacht; her father's emigration to the United States; her emigration with other children via Trieste to Palestine in 1940; receiving a postcard from her mother in Theresienstadt; living with a family in Jerusalem, then at a children's village; learning after the war, through the Red Cross, that her mother had been deported to Auschwitz; visiting her father in 1947; marriage; moving to London in 1953; her daughter's birth; emigration to the United States; and her second daughter's birth. Ms. L. discusses visiting Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and her family's apartment in Vienna thirteen years ago; and revisiting Vienna at the invitation of the Austrian government.

Author/Creator
L., Shulamit, 1927-
Published
New Haven, Conn. : Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 2008
Interview Date
February 14, 2008.
Language
English
Copies
3 copies: DVCam Master; Betacam SP submaster; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Shulamit L. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-4411). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Expand all
 
View in Yale University Library Catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/8118618
Record last modified: 2016-01-13 16:06:00
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/hvt8118618