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Oral history interview with Lenke Lászlóné Zay

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.288.1 | RG Number: RG-50.670.0001

Lenke Lászlóné Zay (Zay Lászlóné Gras Lenke), born in Budapest, Hungary circa 1927, discusses seeing Jews wearing yellow Star of David badges and carrying luggage while marching towards the brick factory serving as a collection site in Obuda; her music teacher’s statement that the Hungarian heart beats happily at such a sight; the contrast between the bright day and the Jewish deportees wearing dark clothes and carrying luggage; hearing radio announcements about Jewish transports; hearing about a priest hiding people in the church at Deak Square; and watching deportees marching down Becsi Street in Budapest.

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Interviewee
Lenke Zay
Interviewer
Borbála Kriza
Date
interview:  2011 May 24
Language
Hungarian
Extent
1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-02-19 10:30:46
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