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Oral history interview with Mária Tomková

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.438.44 | RG Number: RG-50.688.0044

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    Oral history interview with Mária Tomková


    Interview Summary
    Mária Tomková, born in 1933 in Hraň, Slovakia, describes living in Hraň until she was 19 years old; attending a Hungarian school in Hraň while it was occupied by the Hungarians; having one Jewish classmate, Edita Grossmannová; the other Jews in Hraň; the good relations between Jews and non-Jews; some Jews fleeing before the deportations occurred; the roundup of the Jews (approximately 15 people) in the center of the village, behind the church; local authorities taking over the Jewish houses after the deportation; and the return of one of the Jewish girls, who told the village about her experiences in concentration camps and eventually immigrated to Canada.
    Mária Tomková
    Eva Riečanská
    interview:  2015 April 11
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 digital file : MPEG-4.

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    Personal Name
    Tomková, Mária, 1933-

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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