Dori Laub interviews of Holocaust survivors
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of interviews conducted by Dr. Dori Laub, of Holocaust survivors who were psychiatric patients at the Beer Yaakov Hospital in Israel. Included are video recordings of each interview in the native language of each interviewee, a one-page index of interviews, and transcriptions in English for most of the interviews. Some of the interviews were recorded using both PAL and NTSC standards.
Language of Materials
The material is in English, Romanian, French, Greek, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, and Czech.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Dori Laub was transferred to Yale University in 2018. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact email@example.com. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dori Laub, 2012.
The materials are arranged alphabetically.
2.94 Linear Feet (40 boxes)
The collection consists of video recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted with Holocaust survivors by Dori Laub, psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, Holocaust survivor, and co-founder of the Fortunoff Video Archive of Holocaust Testimonies.
Biographical / Historical
Dori Laub was born in Czernowitz, Romania, in 1937. A survivor of the Nazi Holocaust, Laub emigrated to Israel in 1950 where he attended medical school. Dr. Laub became a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, emigrated to the United States, and settled in New Haven, Connecticut, where he was an affiliate of Yale New Haven Hospital. Beginning in 1979, Dr. Laub collaborated with Laurel Vlock to videotape Holocaust survivor testimony, which led to the founding of the Holocaust Survivors Film Project and subsequently the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies. Laub died on June 23, 2018, in Woodbridge, Connecticut.
- Guide to the Dori Laub Interviews of Holocaust Survivors
- Under Revision
- Matthew Gorham and Christine Connolly
- September 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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