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Oral history interview with Ona Jačiunskienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.228 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0228

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    Oral history interview with Ona Jačiunskienė


    Interview Summary
    Ona Jačiunskienė, born in Prienai, Lithuania in 1923, discusses working in a beer factory when the war broke out; the roundup of Jewish men and their removal from town; witnessing a mass killing of Jewish women and children; the auction of Jewish goods; her brother’s arrest and imprisonment for providing food to Jewish prisoners in the town’s ghetto; and the posters outlining regulations under the German occupation.
    Ona Jačiunskienė
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2009 March 17
    creation: Prienai (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

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

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Jačiunskienė, Ona.

    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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