W., Isaac, 1911-
Isaac W. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2958) [videorecording] / interviewed by Joni-Sue Blinderman, April 25, 1994.
New York, N.Y. : A Living Memorial to the Holocaust-Museum of Jewish Heritage, 1994.
Videotape testimony of Isaac W., who was born in Bielsko-Bia?a, Poland in 1911, one of six children. He recounts attending a German school; manufacturing woolens; German invasion; fleeing to Lublin; traveling to Kraków, posing as a non-Jewish Pole; living in a suburb to avoid ghettoization; brief imprisonment in Montelupich in 1942; forced relocation into the Kraków ghetto; transfer with his family to P?aszów in March 1943; working at a factory; separation from his parents during the last selection in March 1944; transfer to Mauthausen, then Melk; observing Yom Kippur; slave labor; transfer to Ebensee; liberation by United States troops; returning to Bielsko; reclaiming family assets; living in Kraków, then Bindermichl displaced persons camp; reunion with an uncle; operating a store in Heidelberg; emigrating to the United States in 1949; and traveling to Israel in 1959 to find a wife. Mr. W. notes he is the sole survivor of his immediate family.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
Isaac W. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2958). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
W., Isaac, 1911-
Mauthausen (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96065604
P?aszów (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no97030354
Melk (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no97028754
Ebensee (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n97023096
Holocaust survivors. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061527
Video tapes. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143214
Men. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85083510
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061518
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Jewish. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148465
Jewish ghettos. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95007077
Jews -- Poland -- Kraków.
Forced labor. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85050453
Concentration camp inmates -- Religious life.
Refugee camps. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh87007802
Poland. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79131071
Bielsko-Bia?a (Poland) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84007478
Kraków (Poland) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79125145
Heidelberg (Germany) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81096075
Oral histories (document genres) aat http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300202595
Hiding.
Aid by non-Jews.
Postwar experiences.
Montelupich (Prison) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no98132054
Kraków ghetto.
Bindermichl (Austria : Refugee camp)
Blinderman, Joni-Sue, interviewer.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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