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Oral history interview with Jekaterina Minkevičienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.151 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0151

Jekaterina Minkevičienė, born in 1912 in Viekšniai, Lithuania, describes her family; living at the Pavenčiai sugar factory in Kuršėnai; escaping deportation; a transfer station for Jews in Kuršėnai, which determined whether deportees were going to be sent to work or to be murdered; mass shootings of Jews; the treatment of the Jews by German guards; the Jewish ghetto in Daugėliai; hiding a Jewish girl for the duration of the war; the conditions in the Šiauliai ghetto; moving away from Pavenčiai; local collaborators who assisted in the mass murder of Jews; returning to Pavenčiai after the war and finding her home looted; and seeking the family of the Jewish girl she hid after the war.

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Minkevičiené, Jekaterina
Žukauskaitė, Alicija
interview:  2006 August 22
creation: Vilniaus rajonas (Lithuania)
2 videocassettes (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: 2022-07-28 19:54:33
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