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Oral history interview with Yahad-In Unum interviewee 201R

Oral History | Accession Number: 2009.24.1067 | RG Number: RG-50.589.1067

A Jewish woman, born in 1926, discusses her Jewish grandparents who came from Lithuania during WWI; the Tsarist rules regarding Jews; her Jewish father who came from Poland; her family speaking Yiddish together; living in Rostov-on-Don (Rostov Oblast), Russia; the numerous marriages between Jews and ethnic Russians; the Soviet restrictions of religion; the difficulty of life in the interwar period; her grandfather (Grigori) who was sent to a gulag; the beginning of the war; the occupation of Rostov Oblast; evacuating with her family in October 1941 to Tashkent, Uzbekistan; life in Tashkent and attending school; going next to Vladikavkaz, Russia, and hoping to return to Rostov-on-Don; going to a rural area in Southern Kazakhstan; working in kolkhoz; being sent to Uzbekistan by her mother to attend school; and returning to Rostov for university after the war.

interview:  2011 September 29
creation: Rostov-na-Donu (Russia)
1 digital file : MPEG-2.
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Yahad-in Unum
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 20:11:27
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