Edited programs produced by the Fortunoff Archive
  • HVT-8025
    Leon S. Edited Testimony
    A Jew from Poland describes his experiences in the concentration and slave labor camps of Plaszow, Skarzysko-Kamienna, Buchenwald and Theresienstadt.
  • HVT- 8035
    Helen K. Edited Testimony
    A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Majdanek and Auschwitz relates her wartime experiences and describes her postwar reunion with her husband whom she had married in the ghetto.
  • HVT-8039
    Edith P. Edited Testimony
    A survivor from eastern Czechoslovakia, Edith tells of her family's evacuation to a brick factory, her life in Auschwitz and in Salzwedel, where she worked as a cook for the SS.
  • 8041
    Paul D., Edited Testimony
    A child survivor from Hummene, Slovakia, he relates his wartime experiences of flight, hiding, and living "on the Aryan side." Some profanity.
  • 8047
    Renee H., Edited Testimony
    Renee H. tells how she served as the "ears" of her deaf parents and her younger sister during occupation in Bratislava. She describes her life in Bergen-Belsen with her sister.
  • 8050
    Rabbi Baruch G. Edited Testimony
    A survivor from Mlawa, Poland, Rabbi G. chronicles the destruction of his closely knit extended family and his experiences in numerous concentration and slave labor camps.
  • 8062
    Rachel G. Edited Testimony
    A child survivor from Brussels, Belgium lovingly recalls the kindness of the priest, nuns, and childless couple who helped her survive in hiding.
  • 8063
    Menachem S. Edited Testimony
    A child survivor relates his vivid memories of Krakow, the German occupation, and moving to the ghetto and to Plaszow concentration camp.
  • 8101
    Eva B. Edited Testimony
    This edited testimony, produced for the 40th anniversary of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, is of Eva B., who was born in Berlin, Germany. She describes her experiences in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Oederan.
  • 8075
    Fred O. Edited Testimony
    Fred O. describes his futile attempt to save his parents and the last time he saw them before their murder at a mass grave, then discusses his sadness at liberation.
  • 8102
    Leon W. Edited Testimony
    This edited testimony, produced for the 40th anniversary of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, is of Leon W., born in Łódź, Poland. He describes living in the Łódź ghetto and experiences in Częstochowa, Buchenwald, and Sonneberg.
  • 8103
    Sally H. Edited Testimony
    This edited testimony, produced for the 40th anniversary of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies, is of Sally H., who was born in Zwoleń, Poland. She describes ghettoization, working in slave labor camps in Skarżysko-Kamienna and Częstochowa, and postwar antisemitism.
  • 8046
    Bystander and Two Survivors
    Excerpts from three testimonies: a Jesuit priest from Hungarian-occupied Kosice, a religious Jew from Poland, and a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto, Majdanek and Auschwitz.
  • 8060
    Seeing: Witnesses Recall their Experiences
    Five survivors and witnesses describe their experiences during the Holocaust period.
  • 8061
    Future Imperfect
    Survivors' reflections on the effects of their Holocaust experiences upon their lives and those of their children.
  • 8064
    Parallel Paths
    As seen through the eyes of survivors, witnesses and rescuers who had experiences similar to Anne Frank's, this program takes the viewer beyond the hiding place and the Diary.
  • 8067
    And Everything Else Was History
    Survivors describe specific memories, reflect upon how and why they remember particular incidents and the impact of these memories on their present lives.
  • 8076
    Witness: Voices from the Holocaust
    The stories of nineteen witnesses and survivors -- an American POW, resistance fighters, a Jesuit priest, an American liberator, a Hitler Youth, as well as ghetto and camp survivors -- are woven together to create a narrative of the Holocaust in the words of those who experienced it.
  • 8008
    Those Who Were There
    This edited program introduces the goals and interviewing process of the archive when it was first established at Yale University. It was first shown at the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors in 1983 to encourage survivors to come forward and give their testimony. It includes excerpts from testimonies as well as interviews with founders Laurel Vlock and Dori Laub, former faculty advisor Geoffrey H. Hartman, and supporters Elie Wiesel and Dr. Erich Goldhagen.
  • 8081
    Yugoslav Voices from the Holocaust
    Survivors from the former Yugoslavia describe the Sephardic Jewish community before the war, life under the Nazis, liberation, and the challenges they faced after the Holocaust.
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