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Oral history interview with Irena Ostaszyk

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0300.266 | RG Number: RG-50.488.0266

Irena Ostaszyk, born in 1919 in Mordy, Poland, describes the prewar Jewish community of Mordy; the establishment of a Jewish ghetto by German forces; the roundup and deportation of the Jewish community in 1942; feeding two starving Jewish men; the liberation of Mordy in 1944; the return and migration of the local Jewish community after the war; helping Jewish children orphaned by the war; and her poetry about the Holocaust.


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Interviewee
Irena Ostaszyk
Date
interview:  2005 November 15
Language
Polish
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: 2020-05-04 15:45:59
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