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Oral history interview with Mary Diaczok

Oral History | Accession Number: 1989.67.18 | RG Number: RG-50.012.0018

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

Mary Diaczok, born on February 2, 1924 in Bialo-Kenitza, Poland, describes her family and childhood; the small Jewish community in her village; attending church as a child; the Nazi invasion and taking a Jewish woman and her two children into hiding; the Germans forcing her to peel potatoes in a camp for the local Nazi soldiers; selling salt to make money; discovering what the Nazis were doing to the Jews in the ghettos and camps; and speaking about her experiences as a rescuer after the war.

Interviewee
Mary Diaczok
Interviewer
Gay Block
Malka Drucker
Date
1988 June 03  (interview)
Language
English
Genre/Form
Oral histories.
Extent
1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..
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