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Oral history interview with Stefanija Safronova

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.165 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0165

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    Oral history interview with Stefanija Safronova


    Interview Summary
    Stefanija Safronova, born in Lazdijai, Lithuania in 1923, discusses the town’s large prewar Jewish community; the bombing of the town during the German invasion; anti-Jewish violence committed by Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); the town’s Jewish community’s imprisonment in a ghetto; the living and working conditions in the ghetto; looting; collaboration; a mass killing; the killing process; aiding Jewish prisoners; a second mass shooting; her arrest by Lithuanian officials for aiding Jewis; interrogation techniques; her father’s arrest and execution on order of German forces; her brothers’ arrest and torture; and the roundup and forced relocation of the town’s Polish population by German and Lithuanian officials.
    Stefanija Safronova
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2006 August 28
    creation: Lazdijai (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Safronova, Stefanija.
    Corporate Name
    Baltaraiščiai (Group)

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    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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