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Oral history interview with Maria Yuzefa Karavaiska

Oral History | Accession Number: 2011.437.2 | RG Number: RG-50.674.0002

Maria Yuzefa Karavaiska, born in 1928 in Novogrudok, Belarus, describes the Jewish population of Novogrudok; the pogroms in Novogrudok in 1941 and 1942; the arrest of the Jewish population; the establishment of the ghetto in 1941; a massacre of Jews in the main square in 1941; her mother giving bread to the Jews; non-Jews who hid Jewish children; the liquidation of the ghetto; hiding Jews in her family’s house; the aftermath of the war; and the effects of the Holocaust on her family.

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Karavaiska, Maria Yuzefa
2011 August 15
2 videocassettes (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation
Record last modified: 2022-06-24 20:09:00
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