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Oral history interview with Jonas Baravykas

Oral History | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.197 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0197

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

Jonas Baravykas, born in Vyžuonos, Lithuania in 1931, discusses the town’s large prewar Jewish community; prewar relations between Jews and Christians; his Jewish nanny; witnessing young Jewish people being taken away; the roundup and shooting of the town’s older Jewish population; Lithuanian participation in the shooting; witnessing a mass shooting; and the looting and auction of Jewish goods organized by town elders.

Interviewee
Jonas Baravykas
Date
2007 December 19  (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 11:08:23
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