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Frances S. Holocaust testimony (HVT-600) interviewed by Ruth Hart and Barbara Hadley Katz

Oral History | Fortunoff Collection ID: HVT-600

Videotape testimony of Frances S., who was born in Horochów, Poland in 1910. She describes her prewar family and religious life; her marriage in Yugoslavia in 1938; her studies at the University of Belgrade; and her arrest in 1938 before her stay was legalized. She recalls registering for emigration for fear of the Nazis; her flight, once she obtained her visa; her journey to Bombay via Greece, Iraq, and Karachi; and her forty-day trip to the United States, where she arrived in March 1941. She tells of her life here; her impressions of America's inertia with regard to receiving immigrants; her grandchildrens' awareness of the Holocaust; and the wartime deaths of her parents.

S., Frances, 1910-
New Haven, Conn. : Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at Yale, 1985
Interview Date
July 18, 1985.
3 copies: 3/4 in. master; 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
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Frances S. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-600). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
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