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Oral history interview with Stasė Daukšienė

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.173 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0173

Some video files begin with 10-60 seconds of color bars.

Stasė Daukšienė, born in Ylakiai, Lithuania in 1930, discusses prewar Jewish Christian relations, including friendships and commerce; storing Jewish goods; rumors about impending persecution; anti-Jewish violence; her father’s refusal to join with local Lithuanian collaborators (Baltaraiščiai or White Stripers); providing aid to Jewish women and children; witnessing the roundup of Jewish men and then later Jewish women and children; witnessing a mass shooting in the Jewish cemetery; the burial process; looting at the gravesite and from Jewish homes; and acts of rescue by local townspeople.

Interviewee
Stasė Daukšienė
Date
2007 April 16  (interview)
Language
Lithuanian
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
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Record last modified: 2018-01-22 11:06:51
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