Lisbeth R. Holocaust testimony (HVT-708) interviewed by Ellen Suesserman and Sara Moss Herz
- New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1986
- Interview Date
- July 18, 1986.
- 3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
- Cite As
- Lisbeth R. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-708). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
Videotape testimony of Lisbeth R., who was born in Vienna, Austria in 1927. She recalls her childhood; the German annnexation of Austria; and the circumstances under which she was chosen for a children's transport to England in February 1939. She describes her life in Norwich, England; receiving news from the rest of the family, still in Austria; and her emigration from Liverpool, with her aunt and uncle, to the United States in May 1940. She tells of life in Queens and the Bronx, New York and her education at Queens and Middlebury Colleges. Mrs. R. also recounts her hope that her parents could emigrate and her postwar discovery of the deaths of family members, including her parents.