K., Susan, 1927-
Susan K. Holocaust testimony (HVT-2377) [videorecording] / interviewed by Elliot Perry and David Herman, January 17, 1991.
London, England : British Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, 1991.
Videotape testimony of Susan K., who was born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia in 1925. She recounts living in Dolní Suchá; her family's affluent, assimilated lifestyle; having to move to Ostrava in 1939 due to the war; her father's deportation to Nisko in October; apprenticeship to a milliner; moving to Prague with her mother and younger sister; sorting clothing of deported Jews; deportation to Theresienstadt in July 1943; forced labor assignments sorting clothing, in the mental hospital, in agriculture, and in the crematorium; sham improvements for a Swiss Red Cross visit; visiting friends and attending concerts; her boyfriend's deportation to Auschwitz, then hers with her family; separation from her mother and sister (she never saw them again); remaining with a friend; transfer four days later to Kurzbach; slave labor digging anti-tank ditches; a death march and train transport to Bergen-Belsen in January 1945; corpses all over; her friend's death; liberation; seeing a document with her father's handwriting; traveling to Prague; reunion with her father; marriage; and emigration to England. Ms. K. discusses the importance of being with her friend; and being able to adjust to shocks due to her experiences.
Susan K. Holocaust Testimony (HVT-2377). Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, Yale University Library.
2 copies: 3/4 in. dub; and 1/2 in. VHS with time coding.
K., Susan, 1927-
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96065698
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n96112360
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no96065702
Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80093481
Holocaust survivors. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061527
Video tapes. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85143214
Women. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85147274
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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Children. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148359
Jewish children in the Holocaust. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh96005877
Forced labor. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85050453
Sisters. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85123008
Mothers and daughters. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85087538
Concentration camps -- Psychological aspects. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85029590
Concentration camps -- Sociological aspects.
Death marches. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95006384
Friendship. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85051992
Ostrava (Czech Republic) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50062260
Czechoslovakia. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81032269
Prague (Czech Republic) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79055764
Dolní Suchá (Czech Republic)
Oral histories (document genres) aat http://vocab.getty.edu/aat/300202595
Child survivors.
Postwar experiences.
Kurzbach (Poland : Concentration camp)
Perry, Elliot, interviewer.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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