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Oral history interview with Danutė Jakštienė

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.249 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0249

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    Oral history interview with Danutė Jakštienė


    Interview Summary
    Danutė Jakštienė, born in 1935 in Akmene, Lithuania, describes the roundup and imprisonment of Jews in a synagogue by local Nazi collaborators; the mass murder of local Jews; the looting of Jewish owned belongings by “White Stripers;" a village priest who saved a Jewish boy; and the postwar trial of a priest because of his cooperation with local Nazi collaborators.
    Danutė Jakštienė
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2010 March 31
    creation: Klaipeda (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
    Jakštienė, Danutė.
    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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