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Oral history interview with Stasė Daukšienė

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

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.

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Alicija Žukauskaitė
interview:  2007 April 16
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: 2020-05-27 12:51:41
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