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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 741U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.191 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0191

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 741U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian woman born in 1921, discusses events in Yavoriv (Jaworow or IAvoriv), L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine; the prewar Jewish presence in Yavoriv; the production by Ukrainian families, including her own, of handicrafts bought by Jews elsewhere; the arrival of Soviet authorities in 1939; digging defensive trenches just prior to the arrival of German forces; the establishment of a ghetto; seeing columns of Jews being led from the ghetto to the train station and being told they were put into freight cars; the killing of some Jews near Yavoriv; the role of “desyatniki” [foremen] under the Germans and Soviets; her comments on the suffering of Ukrainians during Soviet and German occupation; and her tribulations during her exile in Siberia from 1950 to 1960.
    interview:  2009 January 10
    creation: IAvoriv (L'vivs'ka oblast', Ukraine)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum

    Physical Details

    Ukrainian French
    1 compact disc.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use. Yahad-In Unum retains copyright on the collection. Researchers agree not to reveal any personal identifiers if disclosed in witness testimony.

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    Administrative Notes

    Yahad-In Unum donated the oral history interview to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2009.
    Funding Note
    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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