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Oral history interview with Mária Tomková

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

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.


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Interviewee
Mária Tomková
Interviewer
Eva Riečanská
Date
interview:  2015 April 11
Language
Slovak
Extent
1 digital file : MPEG-4.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2020-03-26 09:45:09
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