Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research




Skip to main content

Klara S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-249) interviewed by Edith Bayne and Emily Howard,

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-249

Videotape testimony of Klara S., who was born in a small town near Vladislavovka, Ukraine in 1900. She recalls moving to Lʹvov; moving to the ghetto with her husband, daughter, siblings and other members of their extended families; avoiding deportation due to her husband's job; hiding her daughter with a Polish woman; the liquidation of the ghetto; hiding with her daughter and sister-in-law with a Polish family for fourteen months; receiving letters from her husband; the deaths of her husband and most of the other members of their families; and liberation by the Russians. She relates traveling to Silesia, Czechoslovakia, Austria and Germany with her daughter; living in many displaced persons camps; going to Norway; living in Oslo where her daughter was educated; and their emigration to the United States in 1955.

S., Klara, 1900-
New York, N.Y. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1984
Interview Date
March 3, 1984.
Vladislavovka (Ukraine)
Lʹviv (Ukraine)
Oslo (Norway)
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Cite As
Klara S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-249). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
View in Yale University Library Catalog:
Record last modified: 2018-03-06 14:10:00
This page: