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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 780U

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2009.24.230 | RG Number: RG-50.589.0230

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    Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 780U


    Interview Summary
    The interviewee, a Ukrainian man born in 1934, discusses events in Skalat, Ternopil's'ka Oblast, Ukraine; the prewar presence of many Jews, including his neighbors: Zhelman, a dealer in horses, Shpenger, and Shapiro; the presence of the local synagogue, which included a school on the second floor; how Jews, Poles, and Ukrainians all attended the same public school; the good atmosphere among the three ethnic groups; the arrival of German forces and an initial period during which Jews were not repressed; how his father, a German speaker of Polish extraction, had contacts with the local German administration, which was under the command of Yogats [phonetic and the witness does not explain the nature of the contacts]; hearing from his parents that at some point Jews were taken to the synagogue and from there to the Jewish cemetery where they were shot; hearing cries and sounds of shooting; and the postwar construction of a sports stadium at the site of the cemetery.
    interview:  2009 May 07
    creation: Skalat (Ukraine)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum

    Physical Details

    Ukrainian French
    1 compact disc.

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    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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