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Manaster, Helena
Helena Manaster [videorecording]
[Dearborn, Mich. : University of Michigan--Dearborn, Media Services], c1983
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  D804.3 .M36 1983a  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  D804.3 .M36 1983a  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject Manaster, Helena -- Interviews
Subject(s) Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Interviews
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Personal narratives
Concentration camp inmates -- Interviews
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 transcript (37 leaves : col. map ; 28 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD
Note Title from transcript
Contents [v. 1.] Video -- [v. 2.] Transcript
Note Recorded on December 9, 1983
Summary An interview with Helena Manaster, a Holocaust survivor, conducted by Jonathon Fishbane. Born in Poland, Helena was one of eight children, all of whom were adults at the beginning of the war. After the German invasion in 1939, the family separated and Helen, along with several siblings and their father, went to Lwów, which was under Soviet control at the time. In June 1941, the Germans invaded the Soviet Union and occupied Lwów. Helena's father and brothers were sent to Belzec, where they died in the gas chambers. Helena and her husband were moved to Lesko and then on to Zamosc. Because Helena's husband was a doctor, the Germans sent them to a labor camp in Rokitna. They eventually escaped and made their way to Kraków, where they remained in hiding until the end of the war
Series Holocaust survivor oral histories
Alternate Author Fishbane, Jonathon
University of Michigan--Dearborn. Television Services

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